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Punjab Polls 2017, AAP Volunteers from outside must leave Punjab

Punjab Polls 2017: Amarinder singh have sent a letter to Election Commission, EC asking to sent back the aap volunteers from outside state.

Citing law and order problem, he  asked the Election Commission (EC) to send back AAP volunteers who had come from another state.

Amarinder said he had written to the Election Commission to take have the knowledge  of the fact that AAP had inducted above  27,000 Punjabi-origin people settled elsewhere and including foreign nationals, and 40,000 volunteers from other states to campaign for their candidates for assembly polls.

As per the Election Commission of India guidelines, outsiders cannot stay in state for elections on the appointed dates and are supposed to leave the state 48 hours before the polling.

Some Facts About Punjab's polls 2017

Parliamentary Constituencies 13
Assembly Constituencies 117
Ruling Party Shiromani Akali Dal ( BJP Alliance)
Opposition Party Indian National Congress
Chief Minister Shri Parkash Singh Badal
Governor Shri V.P. Singh Badnore
Chief Electoral Officer Shri V.K Singh, I.A.S.
Address SCO 29-30, Sector 17E ,Chandigarh - 160017


Punjab Assembly Election 2017 Dates

Poll Event Dates
Date of Notification 11.01.2017 (WED)
last Date of Making Nomination 18.01.2017 (WED)
Scrutiny of Nominations 19.01.2017 (THU)
Withdrawal of Candidature 21.01.2017 (SAT)
Date of Poll 04.02.2017 (SAT)
Date of Counting 11.03.2017 (SAT)
Date of Completion 15.03.2017 (WED)