As the stage is set for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the major stake holder parties-the Congress, the BJP, and the BSP have girded their loins to mark victory on 403 seats. The elections in UP will be held in seven different phases starting on February 8, 2012 and ending on Mar 3rd 2012. Results will be declared on 6th March 2012.

1st Phase (55)
Dates
Issue of Notification
January 12
Thursday
Last date for making Nominations
January 19
Thursday
Scrutiny of Nominations
January 20
Friday
Last date for withdrawal of candidature
January 23
Monday
Date of Poll
February 08
Friday
Counting of Votes
March 06
Tuesday
Date before which election process shall be completed
March 09
Friday
2nd Phase (59)
Dates
Issue of Notification
January 16
Monday
Last date for making Nominations
January 23
Monday
Scrutiny of Nominations
January 24
Tuesday
Last date for withdrawal of candidature
January 27
Friday
Date of Poll
February 11
Saturday
Counting of Votes
March 06
Tuesday
Date before which election process shall be completed
March 09
Friday
3rd Phase (56)
Dates
Issue of Notification
January 21
Saturday
Last date for making Nominations
January 28
Saturday
Scrutiny of Nominations
January 30
Monday
Last date for withdrawal of candidature
February 01
Wednesday
Date of Poll
February 15
Wednesday
Counting of Votes
March 06
Tuesday
Date before which election process shall be completed
March 09
Friday
4th Phase (56)
Dates
Issue of Notification
January 25
Wednesday
Last date for making Nominations
February 01
Wednesday
Scrutiny of Nominations
February 02
Thursday
Last date for withdrawal of candidature
February 04
Saturday
Date of Poll
February 19
Sunday
Counting of Votes
March 06
Tuesday
Date before which election process shall be completed
March 09
Friday
5th Phase (49)
Dates
Issue of Notification
January 28
Saturday
Last date for making Nominations
February 04
Saturday
Scrutiny of Nominations
February 06
Monday
Last date for withdrawal of candidature
February 08
Wednesday
Date of Poll
February 23
Thursday
Counting of Votes
March 06
Tuesday
Date before which election process shall be completed
March 09
Friday
6th Phase (68)
Dates
Issue of Notification
February 02
Thursday
Last date for making Nominations
February 09
Thursday
Scrutiny of Nominations
February 10
Friday
Last date for withdrawal of candidature
February 13
Monday
Date of Poll
February 28
Tuesday
Counting of Votes
March 06
Tuesday
Date before which election process shall be completed
March 09
Friday
7th Phase (60)
Dates
Issue of Notification
February 06
Monday
Last date for making Nominations
February 13
Monday
Scrutiny of Nominations
February 14
Tuesday
Last date for withdrawal of candidature
February 16
Thursday
Date of Poll
March 03
Saturday
Counting of Votes
March 06
Tuesday
Date before which election process shall be completed
March 09
Friday