NEW DELHI,13-10-2017-Himachal Assembly Polls 2017 on Nov 9

    Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections will be held on 9 November this year while counting of votes will take place on 18 December. Announcing the schedule for the polls, Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Jyoti said that for the first time, Himachal Pradesh will have 136 all women managed booths.

    Jyoti said that all evms will be attached with VVPATs and height of voting compartments will be increased to 30 inches.

    He said Bulk SMSes & voice messages on phone shall also be in purview of election advertisements. He said that with the announcement of election in the state model code of conduct has come into effect.