Election to the urban local bodies in Tamil Nadu will be held on February 19 and counting of votes will be taken up on February 22, the State Election Commission announced. The filing of nomination for the single phase poll will commence from January 28 and would go on till February 4. The nomination papers will be scrutinised on February 5 and February 7 will be the last day for withdrawal of nominations, State Election Commissioner V Palanikumar said while announcing the election schedule. The announcement of the poll schedule comes a day after the Madras High Court gave its approval to conduct the elections to urban local bodies and said that it will monitor the polls. Counting of votes will take place on February 22 and results will be announced the same day.