Election date to Haryana, Maharashtra to be announced today

The Election Commission is set to announce dates of assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana on Saturday. The poll panel has convened a press conference this noon. While the term of 288-member Maharashtra assembly ends on November 9, that of the 90-member Haryana assembly expires on November 2.

Earlier in September, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, along with election commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra, visited Maharashtra to assess the ongoing preparations for the state Assembly elections.