Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, India has announced the dates for the Assembly elections. According to the Election Commission of India, five poll-bound states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab, and Manipur will be held between February 10 and March 7 in a total of seven phases and conclude with the counting on March 10.
Uttar Pradesh will vote in each of the seven phases: on February 10, February 14, February 20, February 23, February 27, March 3, and March 7. Punjab, Goa, and Uttarakhand will vote on February 14. Manipur will vote in two phases on February 27 March 3.