At the time of submitting of papers, solely two individuals will likely be permitted to accompany the candidate to the returning officer’s room.
Candidates can submit their nominations on-line by way of the Suvidha App and submit the copy of the appliance concerning on-line submission to the returning officer.
Due to the implementation of Covid protocol by the ECI, no candidate will likely be allowed to take out procession on the time of submitting nomination papers. Only two autos can be utilized by the candidate on the time of nomination, he stated. The ECI has mounted the polling time from 7 a.m. to six p.m.
Shukla additional stated, “The Election Commission is committed for holding free, fair, inclusive, peaceful and Covid-safe polling in the state.”
Out of the 58 Assembly seats going to polls in the primary phase, 9 seats are reserved for scheduled castes. The elections for the 403 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly will likely be held in seven phases.
The final date for submitting nominations for the primary phase is January 21. The scrutiny of nominations will likely be finished on January 24 whereas the final date for withdrawal of papers is January 27.
The eleven districts the place polling will likely be held in the primary phase are Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Mathura and Agra.