The Election Commission of India, Achal Kumar Joti announced dates for elections to the Assemblies of Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland. The CEC announced the polling for legislative assembly elections in Tripura on 18 February, while Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to vote on 27 February.
All the three states have 60 seats each in their assembly. The tenure of the Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland Assemblies expire on March 6, March 13 and March 14, 2018, respectively. State elections to Karnataka, Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are also due this year.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
- 1st Chief Election Commissioner of Independent India- Sukumar Sen.
- 21st Chief Election Commissioner of India- Achal Kumar Joti.
- 20th Chief Election Commissioner of India- Nasim Zaidi.
Source- The Indian Express