Delhi, officially known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India. This year, its electorate will be electing 70 Assembly members this 8 February.
To date, at least 1,029 candidates have filed 1,528 nominations for the 70 Assembly seats. These include 187 women-nominees.
The important dates for the Delhi Assembly elections are as follows:
14 January: Election Commission issued election notification
21 January: Last date of filing nominations
22 January: Scrutiny of nominations
24 January: Last date to withdraw nominations
8 February: Voting day
11 February: Final counting of votes
22 February: Term of current Delhi assembly will expire
The voting, which will be held on 8 February, will start at 7 in the morning and end at 6 in the evening, local time.