Organisation : Election Commission of India Chief Electoral Officer Madhya Pradesh
Announcement : Schedule for the General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh 2023
Applicable State/UT : Madhya Pradesh
Website : https://ceomadhyapradesh.nic.in/Default.aspx
Schedule for General Election Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh
Schedule for the General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh 2023
Poll Events Madhya Pradesh (All 230 Assembly Constituencies)
Date of Issue of Gazette Notification 21st October, 2023 (Saturday)
Last Date of making nominations 30th October, 2023 (Monday)
Related / Similar Facilities : CEO Rajasthan Schedule of General Assembly Election 2023
Date for Scrutiny of Nominations 31st October, 2023 (Tuesday)
Last date for the withdrawal of candidatures 2nd November, 2023 (Thursday)
Date of Poll 17th November, 2023 (Friday)
Date of Counting 3rd December, 2023 (Sunday)
Date before which election shall be completed 5th December, 2023 (Tuesday)
Number of Electors in Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Electors as per proposed Final Roll w.r.t. 01/10/2023 as the qualifying date.
General Electors Male : 28825607
General Electors Female : 27233945
General Electors Third Gender : 1373
Service Electors : 75295
Total Electors = 5,61,36,220
Polling Stations & Special Facilitation
(i) Maximum No. of electors in Polling Station There shall be maximum 1500 electors in a polling station. The change in the number of Polling Stations in the State are as follows:
No. of Polling Stations in 2018 65,367
No. of Polling Stations in 2023 64,523
(ii) Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF) at Polling Stations:
Commission has issued instructions to the Chief Electoral Officers of Madhya Pradesh to ensure that every Polling Station needs to be on ground floor and, shall have accessible road in good condition leading to polling station building and is equipped with Assured Minimum Facilities (AMF) like drinking water, waiting shed, toilet with water facility, adequate arrangements for lighting, ramp of proper gradient for the PwD electors and a standard voting compartment etc.
The Commission has directed CEO/DEOs to take efforts to make permanent ramp and permanent infrastructure at every polling station.
(iii) Accessible Election – Facilitation for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and Senior Citizens:
In Madhya Pradesh all polling stations are located at ground floor and ramps with proper gradient are provided for the convenience of differently abled electors and senior citizens with wheelchairs.
Further, in order to provide targeted and need-based facilitation to differently-abled voters, Commission has directed that all persons with disabilities and senior citizens in an Assembly Constituency are identified and tagged to their respective Polling Stations and necessary disability-specific arrangements made for their smooth and convenient voting experience on poll day.
Identified PwD and senior citizens electors will be assisted by volunteers appointed by RO/DEO. Special facilitation will be made for PwD and senior citizens electors at Polling Stations.
Also, it has been directed that differently abled electors & senior citizens are given priority for entering polling booths, provision be made for designated parking spaces close to the entrance of polling station premise and special facilitation extended to electors with speech and hearing impairment.
Special focus has been laid on sensitization of polling personnel regarding special needs of the differently abled electors. Commission has directed the Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) that there should be proper transport facility for PwD and senior citizens electors in each and every polling station on the day of poll. The PwD electors can request for wheelchair facility by registering on Saksham- ECI App.