New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday declared that biennial elections to the legislative council of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar will be held on April 26, 2018.
The terms of 13 members of Uttar Pradesh and 11 members of Bihar legislative councils will end in May. In UP, former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s term will end on May 5 and in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s and deputy CM Sushil Kumar Mody’s terms will end on May 6.
While the date of notification is April 9, last date of filing nomination is April 16 and last date for withdrawal of nomination is April 19. Counting of votes will be held on the polling date- April 26.