Assembly election dates have been announced for five states, including Kerala. Kerala will go to the polls on April 6 in a single phase, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora informed in news conference. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.
The by-election to the Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency, which was vacated by Kunhalikutty’s resignation, will also be held along with it. Effective in the State from today. The election will be announced on March 12. Scrutiny of papers on March 20. Deadline for withdrawal of application is march 22. The last date for withdrawal is March 22.