Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has changed the poll dates of Rajasthan assembly elections from November 23 to November 25.
In a notification, the poll panel said it had received representations from various political parties, social organisations for change in the poll schedule considering large scale wedding/social engagement on that day which may cause inconvenience to large number of people.
As per the schedule announced by the ECI, the date for issuing gazette notification is October 30. The last date for filing nomination is November 6 and the nominations will be scrutinised on November 7. The last date for withdrawing nomination is November 9.
“This is a good thing. The Election Commission wants more voting to happen…This is a good decision…I welcome it”, BJP MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore told news agency ANI. He is contesting the assembly election from Jhotwara in Jaipur.