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Assembly Elections 2019 Dates LIVE: EC to Announce Schedule for Haryana, Maharashtra Polls Shortly

Assembly Elections 2019 Dates LIVE: EC to Announce Schedule for Haryana, Maharashtra Polls Shortly

In 2014, EC had announced the dates for the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections on September 12. The voting had taken place on October 15 and results were announced on October 19.

The Congress lost its government in Maharashtra in the 2014 elections and the BJP came into power in alliance with the Shiv Sena. This year, Congress has formed an alliance with Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party. BJP had managed to decimate the Congress and Om Prakash Chautala's INLD.