Assembly elections have been announced in Rajasthan. Voting will be held in a single phase for all 200 assembly seats in the state on 23rd November. With the announcement of elections, the code of conduct has come into force in the state.
Schedule of the election
Notification and start of enrollment – 30 Oct (Monday)
Last date of nomination – 6 Nov (Monday)
Scrutiny of nomination papers – 7 Nov (Tuesday)
Last date of withdrawal of nomination – 9 Nov (Thursday) Voting – 23 Nov (Thursday)
Counting of votes – 3 December (Sunday)
The election results will be declared after 10 days on 3rd December. Since the code of conduct has been imposed, the political parties in Rajasthan will get only 45 days for the election campaign in this election.
The tenure of the current assembly in Rajasthan will end on January 20, before that it is necessary to form the government and call the assembly session.
Devuthani Ekadashi on the day of voting in Rajasthan
Devuthani Ekadashi is considered to be the biggest Abuj Saava. On Devuthani Ekadashi, people go to other villages on a large scale to fill rice and take processions. Similarly, confectioners, band players, caterers, traders and priests, all those doing business related to wedding work, remain busy. It is believed that it will affect the voting percentage, because about 1 lakh marriages will take place in Rajasthan on this day.
In 2018, voting was held in Rajasthan on 7 December and the election results were declared 4 days later on 11 December. In 2018, the code of conduct came into effect on 6 October and voting took place on 7 December. According to this, in 2018 the candidates got 62 days to campaign.
These restrictions will remain in force in the code of conduct
- Notification of new districts has not been done, now only the new government will decide.
- New government schemes and programs will not be announced.
- Ministers and MLAs will not be able to use government vehicles.
- Banners, posters of government schemes, posters of Chief Minister, Ministers and other politicians will be removed from the government website.
- Foundation stone laying or inauguration of any project will not be possible.
Code of conduct will not affect these works
- The benefits of the government schemes that have been started will continue
- The government will not be able to make any transfers, but the Election Commission will be able to transfer officers.
- CM-Ministers will be able to do routine work only
- Normal work related to the public in government offices will continue as before.
- In emergency situations, major decisions can be taken with the approval of the Election Commission.
How to cast a vote from home
- Form 12 (D) will have to be filled within 5 days of the issue of election notification.
- This facility is for elderly people above 80 years of age and people with more than 40% disability.
- These voters will cast their vote through ballot paper, the Election Commission will honor voters above 100 years of age.
- Voting will be given priority if they go to the polling booth.