The Election Commission of India has announced January 20 as date of issuing notification while polling would be held on February 13.
Results will be announced February 16.
The ECI has also proposed an independent secretariat for itself with which it will not have to depend on DoPT to appoint its officers.
The declaration guidelines also talk about regulating “private contributions” to political parties.
In 2014, there was chaos during Lok Sabha elections with many voters unable to cast their votes as they could find their names in the voters list.
They alleged that showcause notices along with suspension from national membership were served to a number of members on November 19 without due process of hearing.
The totaliser machine increases the secrecy of voting by counting votes polled at 14 polling booths together.
The Commission has asked him to ensure that the two advertisements are not published in any newspaper or journal from Saturday onwards till the election process is over.
A BJP delegation met EC and presented a memorandum alleging that leaders from Congress, JD(U) and RJD were trying to divide the electorate of Bihar on communal lines.
Taking into account the additional requirements, the EC has sought funds for 13.91 lakh new EVMs, estimated to cost over Rs 2,000 crore.
The RJD supremo had on Sunday described the crucial Assembly polls in Bihar as a direct fight between the backward castes and forward castes.
Later, state BJP president Rahul Sinha told reporters that Banerjee’s comments were “a slip of tongue.
Terming the ECI’s direction “contemptuous of the Mizo people,” the MZP said it will “fully oppose the special summary revision.”
“In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, there was rampant rigging by the TMC. We have control over the Election Commission now and there will be military assistance, ” Joy Banerjee said.
During his Mann Ki Baat address, PM Modi emphasised that it was essential for everybody to register as voters and “definitely” exercise franchise.