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India elections timetable

Nearly all the voting in India's elections takes place on four dates, as shown on the map. States are numbered on the map and also listed below under the dates when they will be voting. Voting will take place on more than one date in some states.


VOTING ON 20 APRIL 2004
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Assam
3. Bihar
4. Chhattisgarh
5. Gujarat
6. Jammu and Kashmir
7. Jharkhand
8. Karnataka

10. Maharashtra
11. Manipur
12. Meghalaya
13. Mizoram
14. Orissa

* Voting in Tripura delayed until 22 April

VOTING ON 26 APRIL 2004
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Assam
3. Bihar
16. Goa
6. Jammu & Kashmir
7. Jharkhand
8. Karnataka
10. Maharashtra
11. Manipur
14. Orissa
17. Uttar Pradesh

VOTING ON 5 MAY 2004
18. Arunachal Pradesh
3. Bihar
6. Jammu and Kashmir
19. Madhya Pradesh
20. Nagaland
21. Rajasthan
17. Uttar Pradesh

VOTING ON 10 MAY 2004
22. Haryana
23. Himachal Pradesh
6. Jammu and Kashmir
9. Kerala
19. Madhya Pradesh
24. Punjab
25. Sikkim
26. Tamil Nadu
17. Uttar Pradesh
27. Uttaranchal
28. West Bengal

UNION TERRITORIES**
Dadra & Nagar Haveli (20 April)
Daman & Diu (20 April)
Andaman & Nicobar Islands (20 April)
Chandigarh (10 May)
Nct of Delhi (10 May)
Lakshadweep (10 May)
Pondicherry (10 May)

** Not marked on map. Voting dates in brackets.


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