North East

Manipur polls postponed

Shillong, Feb 10: The Election Commissioner of India has postponed the two-phase Assembly elections in Manipur after reviewing the situation in the northeastern state.

The first phase of the election that was earlier scheduled on February 27 has been changed to February 28 (Monday). Phase II has been postponed to March 5 (Saturday) from March 3.


“The Commission, having considered inputs, representations, past precedent, logistics, ground situations and all facts and circumstances in the matter, has decided under Section 153 of Representation of the People Act, 1951 to revise the dates of poll of General Election to Legislative Assembly of Manipur,” said a press statement.

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