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Lok Sabha Election Schedule 2024: Polls to be held from April 19 in 7 phases, results on June 4

New Delhi: On Saturday, The Election Commission of India announced that the 2024 Lok Sabha elections will be held from April 19 to June 1 in seven phases involving nearly 97 crore voters. The results will be declared on June 4. With the announcement of the poll schedule, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), which bars the government in power from announcing any new decisions, comes into effect immediately

By: Priyanka Verma  Pardaphash Group
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Lok Sabha Election Schedule 2024: Polls to be held from April 19 in 7 phases, results on June 4

New Delhi: On Saturday, The Election Commission of India announced that the 2024 Lok Sabha elections will be held from April 19 to June 1 in seven phases involving nearly 97 crore voters. The results will be declared on June 4.

With the announcement of the poll schedule, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), which bars the government in power from announcing any new decisions, comes into effect immediately. The voting for the first phase will be held on April 19, second phase on April 26, third phase on May 7, fourth phase on May 13, fifth phase on May 20, sixth phase on May 25, and the seventh phase on June 1.

The poll body also announced assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Odisha and bypolls in 26 assembly segments. The poll schedule for Assembly elections in four states was also announced by Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar.

At least 97 crore people are eligible to cast their vote this time at more than 10.5 lakh polling stations. Assembly elections will be held in Andhra Pradesh on May 13, in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim on April 19. Odisha will vote in two phases on May 13 and May 20.

Bypolls on 26 Assembly seats will also be held along with the Lok Sabha polls. Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said the seven phases for the polls have been keeping in mind the geographic conditions, festivals, exams and other factors.

Nearly 96.8 crore people are eligible to cast their votes in the upcoming polls at over 12 lakh polling stations. Last time, the Lok Sabha polls were announced on March 10 and held in seven phases beginning April 11. Votes were counted on May 23.

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