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Upcoming Assembly Elections in 2016

Election commission of India conducts Assembly Elections in every five years to elect the State assembly and its share of members to the Lok Sabha

Soon Assembly Elections 2016 going to start in many states , that is why we are here providing you all the related detail about Assembly Elections 2016.

Let’s have look as to when Assembly Elections of various states are being conducted. Also see how Election commission of India going to plan it and all about the major parties participating.

Click on the State Names below to get all the Details about the Upcoming Elections in that State:


StateCurrent Tenure Expires onTentative Election Date
Tamil NaduMay 22nd, 2016May – June, 2016
West BengalMay 29th, 2016May, 2016
KeralaMay 31st, 2016Arpil – May, 2016
PuducherryJune 2nd, 2016May – June, 2016
AssamJune 5th, 2016April, 2016

Upcoming Assembly Elections 2016 – Tamil Nadu:

assembly elections tamil nadu

In Tamil Nadu there are 234 assembly constituencies and 39 Lok Sabha constituencies. The state has conducted 14 assembly elections and 15 Lok Sabha elections since independence.

The last Assembly Election took place in April 2011, which resulted in AIADMK (Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) and its allies winning. Jayalalithaa is elected CM for the third time.

When are the Next Assembly Elections planned?

The Next Assembly Election will be conducted by Election commission of India for Tamil Nadu state possibly in May 2016 for the 234 seats of the Vidhan Sabha. The dates of the election are yet to be announced but Assembly Election 2016 – Tamilnadu might take place sometime in May–June 2016

When does the Current Tenure Expire?

The tenure of fourteenth Assembly of Tamil Nadu which was held in 2011 will end in May 22, 2016.

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Major parties participating in Assembly Elections 2016 – Tamil Nadu:

The major parties of Tamil Nadu assembly election are:

  • AIADMK (Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam)
  • BJP
  • Congress and DMK alliance
  • Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK)
  • Naam Tamilar Katchi
  • Pattali Makkal Katchi
  • People’s Welfare Front:
  • Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  • Aam Aadmi
  • Communist Party of India
  • Communist Party of India (Marxist)
  • Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi
  • Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam

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Upcoming Assembly Elections 2016 – West Bengal

assembly elections in west bengal 2016

The last Assembly Election held in 2011 for all the 294 seats of the Vidhan Sabha and the Trinamool Congress won with the majority of seats. The Assembly Election also marked the defeat of the longest-serving democratically elected Communist government with ending of 34-year rule of the Left Front government. Mamata Banerjee who is the Chief Minister of West Bengal and leader of Trinamool Congress is in power.

When are the Next Assembly Elections planned?

The 16th Assembly Election will be conducted by Election commission of India for west Bengal state possibly in May 2016 for the 294 seats of the Vidhan Sabha.

When the tenure expires?

The tenure of 15th  Assembly of West Bengal which was held in 2011 will end in May 29, 2016 .

Major parties participating in next Assembly Elections 2016 – West Bengal

The major parties of West Bengal assembly election are:

Trinamool Congress

  • All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC)

United Progressive Alliance (UPA)

  • Indian National Congress (INC)
  • Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF)

Left Front

  • Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM)
  • Communist Party of India (CPI)
  • Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP)
  • All India Forward Bloc (AIFB)
  • Revolutionary Communist Party of India (RCPI)
  • Marxist Forward Bloc (MFB)
  • Samajwadi Party[citation needed] (SP)
  • Democratic Socialist Party (DSP(PC))
  • Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist)[citation needed] (SUCI(C))
  • Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS)
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National Democratic Alliance

  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
  • Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM)


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Upcoming Assembly Elections 2016 – Kerala

assembly elections - kerala

In 2016 year Kerala will have fourteenth legislative assembly election for 140 constituencies. Last assembly Elections held in 2011 with the UDF beating the LDF by a margin of 4 seats. The Indian National Congress is in power right now with having Chief Oommen Chandy in kerala.

When are the Next Assembly Elections planned?

The fourteenth legislative Assembly Election will be held in 2016 to elect members of the 140 constituencies in Kerala will be conducted by Election commission of India. The Next Assembly Election most probably will be held April – May 2016. The whole schedule detail will be out by first week of March.

When the tenure expires?

The tenure of Kerala Assembly will end May 31, 2016.

Major parties participating in next Assembly Elections 2016 – Kerala

The major parties are:

There are two major political coalitions in Kerala.

  • The United Democratic Front (UDF) (coalition of parties led by the Indian National Congress)
  • The Left Democratic Front (LDF ( coalition of mainly the leftist parties, led by Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M)
  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

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Upcoming Assembly Elections 2016 – Puducherry

assembly elections - puducherry

Puducherry consists of four districts: Pondicherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam. The Legislative Assembly consists of 30 members. Currently the Chief Minister is N. Rangaswamy of AINRC (All India N.R. Congress).

When are the Next Assembly Elections planned?

The Next Assembly Election for Puducherry will held in May – June 2016. The excat dates of the Assembly Elections yet to be declared by Election Commission of India.

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When the current tenure expires?

The tenure of Puducherry assembly ends in June 2, 2016.

Major parties participating in next Assembly Elections 2016 – Puducherry

  • All India N.R. Congress
  • Indian National Congress
  • All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  • Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  • Independents

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Upcoming Assembly Elections 2016 – Assam

assam assembly elections 2016

There are 126 assembly constituencies and 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam.In 2011 the thirteenth Assembly Elections held in which Indian National Congress won and Tarun Gogoi became the Chief Minister of Assam.

When are the Next Assembly Elections planned?

The Next – 14th Assembly Election, is going to be conducted by Election commission of India in Assam. Assam Assembly Election 2016 would be announced by March 2016 and Elections most probably will take place by April 2016.

When does the current tenure expires?

The tenure of 13th Assam assembly ends in June 5, 2016.

Major parties participating in next Assembly Elections 2016 – Assam

  • Indian National Congress
  • All India United Democratic Front
  • Bodoland People’s Front
  • Asom Gana Parishad
  • Bharatiya Janata Party
  • All India Trinamool Congress
  • Independents
  • Communist Party of India

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