The scrutiny of nomination for the first phase of Assembly elections in Assam and West Bengal will be held today. The last date of withdrawal of candidature is on 12th March.
The filing of nominations for the first phase ended last evening. In this phase, 30 Assembly constituencies across five districts will go to polls on 27th of this Month in West Bengal.
The elections in the state will be held in eight phases from 27th March to 29th April. The Counting will take place on 2nd of May.
In Assam, today is the last day of filing nomination papers in the first phase. So far 52 candidates have submitted nomination papers. Polling will be held in 47 seats in this phase on 27th of this month. Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal will submit his nomination today at Majuli.