The terms of the Assemblies of Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir will expire in January 2015. There are 81 seats of Jharkhand and 87 seats of J & K, which would for elections. Even though there were speculations that the J&K assembly polls may be delayed due to the recent flood situation, but the Election Commission has maintained silence in this regards.
The ongoing planning and preparation of the Election commission indicates that everything will be as per the schedule. The EC is scheduled to hold a press conference at 4pm today.
It would be really interesting to see the contest now with so many factors around. The important factors considered are, the BJP coming to power at the center, Pakistan intensified activities, recent floods, UPA supporting government in J&K.