The Election commission has taken various factors into consideration to fix the election schedule like seasonal factor, school and college examination schedules of states, central education boards and harvesting season. People living in vulnerable areas will be given adequate protection to exercise their vote and all naxalism hit states will be covered in one single day.
The election commission has given another opportunity to the voters to enrol themselves in the voters' list before elections. The voters across the country can enrol themselves on March 9. On this day election officers will verify electoral rolls and will allow applications. This time the number of polling stations are 93000, which is 12 percent more than the polling station during the 2009 elections, as reported by the Indian Express.
The dates for voting in various states are:
Andhra Pradesh- 30 April and 7 May
Bihar- 10 April, 17 April, 24 April, 30 April, 7 May and 12 May
Delhi- 10 April
Gujarat- 30 April
Haryana- 10 April
Jammu & Kashmir- 10 April, 17 April, 24 April 30 April and 7 May
Maharashtra- 10 April, 17 April and 24 April
Uttar Pradesh- 10 April, 17 April, 24 April, 30 April, 7 May and 12 May
West Bengal- 17 April, 24 April, 30 April, 7 May and 12 May