The Election Commission announced the dates on March 10.
On March 10, the Election Commission announced the dates for the national elections. The elections will take place across seven phases, from April and May. Phase one will take place on April 11, phase 2 on April 18, phase 3 on April 23, phase 4 on April 29, phase five on May 6, phase six on May 12, and phase seven on May 19.
To understand how a seven phase election will affect voting patterns and political behaviour, Asiaville spoke to Sanjay Kumar, noted psephologist and political analyst.