West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016
West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016 Notification was released for Phase 1/Phase 2 Elections. Nominations filed for Phase 1/Phase 2 elections. West Bengal Assembly Election Nominations will be accepted from 28th March 2016 for 3rd Phase Elections. ECI has released West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016 Schedule on the 4th March 2016.
West Bengal Assembly Election Nominations
Nominations have been filed from 11th March 2016 for 1st phase election. Nominations are being filed for West Bengal 2nd Phase Elections from 22nd March 2016. Third Phase Election Notification will be issued on the 28.03.2016. Assembly Elections will be held in six phases in West Bengal for a total of 294 assembly constituencies in the state.
CEO West Bengal will issue West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016 Notification Phase wise. Election Notification will be issued and Nominations will be accepted as per the following schedule.
- 1st Phase Election: 11th March and 14th March 2016
- 2nd Phase Election: 22nd March 2016
- 3rd Phase Election: 28th March 2016
- 4th Phase Election: 1st April 2016
- 5th Phase Election: 4th April 2016
- 6th and Last Phase Election: 11th April 2016
|West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016 Schedule|
|Phase||Date of Election||No.of Constituencies|
|1st Phase||4th April 2016 & 11th April 2016||49|
|2nd Phase||17th April 2016||56|
|3rd Phase||21st April 2016||62|
|4th Phase||25th April 2016||49|
|5th Phase||30th April 2016||53|
|6th Phase||5th May 2016||25|
|West Bengal Total Assembly Constituencies||294|
|West Bengal Assembly Election Results Date: 19th May 2016|
Trinamool Congress, CPI, CPIM (Left Parties), BJP, Congress are the main political parties in the state. There are 294 assembly constituencies in West Bengal. Among these 294 assembly constituencies, 68 constituencies are reserved for SC and 16 assembly constituencies are reserved for ST. Electoral Rolls of West Bengal have already been finalized as on 1st January 2016. There are 6,55,46,101 registered voters in the state.
|Party wise List of Candidates for West Bengal Elections 2016
|Party||List of Candidates|
|TMC||Trinamool Candidates List|
|BJP||BJP 1st List of Candidates|
|BJP||BJP 2nd List of Candidates|
|Left Parties||Left Parties 1st List of Candidates|
|Left Parties||Left Parties 2nd List|
|Congress||Congress Candidates List|
Candidates affidavits can be seen at the official website http://affidavitarchive.nic.in. Party wise contested candidates list can be found by checking assembly seat wise affidavits of candidates. Photo electoral rolls will be used during these general elections. 77,247 polling stations will be set up for conducting West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016. The poll will be conducted at all polling stations using Electronic Voting Machines. As EVMs used in these elections, West Bengal Assembly Election Results are expected to come early by 10am on the counting day which is 19th May 2016.
Trinamool Congress has already published its candidates list for West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016. In the year 2011, AITMC (All India Trinamool Congress) has won 227 seats and formed government in the state. Left parties has won 62 seats only. BJP has so far announced its 1st list of candidates and 2nd list of candidates. Left Parties too have announced two candidates lists so far.
Download West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016 Notification/Schedule for detailed information.