Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Home » India » Punjab Assembly Elections 2022 Dates Announced, Voting on Feb 14, Results on March 10


Punjab Assembly Elections 2022 Dates Announced, Voting on Feb 14, Results on March 10

According to the Election Commission of India the results of election will be declared on 10th March. (Photo:India Ahead Network)

New Delhi: The dates for Punjab Assembly Elections 2022 have been announced and the state will vote on February 14. According to the Election Commission of India the results of election will be declared on 10th March.

The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand, which will be held between February to March, 2022. Uttar Pradesh will go to poll in 7 phases from February 10 to March 7, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa will vote on February 14 and Manipur to vote in two phases on February 27 and March 3.

The notification for elections will be out on January 21 and the last date of nominations will be January 28. The scrutiny of all the nominated candidates will be done on January 29. The date of withdrawal of candidates will be January 31. The counting of votes will take place on March 10, the EC said on Saturday.

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Election Commission on Saturday banned election rallies, roadshows and corner meetings till January 15 in the five poll-bound states. Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said the poll authority will review the COVID-19 situation on January 15 and take a further call on allowing public rallies.

“The Commission will not hesitate to bar parties from further rallies if COVID protocol is not followed,” Chandra said. The Commission also set out stringent COVID guidelines, restricting the number of persons allowed for door-to-door campaigns to five.

Political parties have been asked to provide masks, hand sanitisers to people attending rallies, if they are allowed, Chandra said.

The current term of Punjab Assembly is ending in March 2022. Charanjit Singh Channi took oath as the Chief Minister of Punjab in September 2021 after Captain Amarinder Singh resigned as the Punjab chief minister. He became the first Punjab chief minister not to complete his five-year term since 1997.

2017 Punjab Assembly Elections

In 2017, Punjab Assembly Elections were held on February 4, 2017.The polls were conducted in a single phase. The results were announced on March 11.

Congress had ended the SAD-BJP combine’s 10-year rule in 2017 with a thumping win by bagging 77 seats in the 117-member Assembly, which was just one short of two-third majority.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The SAD-BJP alliance fared poorly in the polls by winning just 18 seats, of which SAD won 15 seats and its ally BJP only three. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had managed to get 20 seats to emrge as a major player and the principal opposition in the state.

ALSO READ: Manipur Assembly Elections 2022 To Take Place In Two Phases; Voting On February 27, March 3, Results To Be Announced On March 10

Read Full Article



The couple’s friends and family from across the globe will also be a part of the event, and will be able to enter the...


The Congress in Punjab is yet to decide on who will be its face in the Assembly elections. Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and...


Lakshya Sen from Almora won against Singaporean world champion Loh Kean Yew in a thrilling final 24-22, 21-17. He became the first Indian to...


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the number of visitors to be substantially curtailed this year. We are looking at a range of 5000 to 8000...


The team led by researchers at the University of Exeter found that 13 per cent of people still exhibited clinically-relevant levels of virus after...

You May Also Like


A Lok Sabha MP since 2014, Mann is a popular face in Punjab and is one of the indisputable comedy kings. Mann has also...


Dhanush in his shared statement, apart from revealing the shocking news also asked people to respect their decision and give them the needed privacy...


Prime Minister Modi also highlighted India's role in providing vaccines to the world.


Bhagwant Mann has stood by the party, despite occasional tussles, which are not uncommon to any political party, through its eventful journey in the...