Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections Results 2008

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections Results 2008

Schedule for holding General Election to
the Legislative Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir

General Election Results to Legislative Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir will be announced on Dec 28, 2008 (Sunday)

Poll Event                          Poll Event                                                                            Date
1                                 Counting of Votes on                                                    Monday Dec 08, 2008
2                                 Date before which the Election shall be Completed       Saturday Dec 13, 2008

General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Jammu & Kashmir

The Assembly Elections of Jammu & Kashmir has been declared by Election Commission. There will be a 7 phase election, the dates of which has been fixed for 14th , 23rd , 30th November, 2008, and 7th , 13th , 17th , 24th December, 2008, The Legislative Assembly of the State of Jammu & Kashmir was dissolved on 10 th July, 2008 and since then the state has been placed under the Governor’s rule. This will come to an end on 10 th January, 2008.

As per constitutional law (Section 138 read with Section 52 (1) of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, and the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in Special Reference No.1 of 2002 [AIR 2003 SC 87, (2002) 8 SCC 237], and Section 27 of the Jammu and Kashmir Representation of the People Act, 1957) , it is mandatory on the part of the Election Commission to hold general election to constitute the new Legislative Assembly in the State before 10th January, 2009.

Under Section 47 read with Section 48 of the Constitution of J & K, the assembly constituency is as follows:
State Total No.                          ACs        ACs reserved for SC                           ACs reserved for ST
Jammu & Kashmir                     87                         7                                                          –


There are 65,38,111 electors in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.


The identification of the voters at the polling booth at the time of poll is mandatory.Presently, the EPIC coverage in J & K is 68.00%.


There are 8,109 polling stations in the State.


There will be seven phase elections in the state, starting from 14th November, 2008 till 24th December 2008.

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