EC to announce Lok Sabha election schedule today
The Election Commission of India is likely to announce the poll dates for the coming Lok Sabha polls on Sunday as it has called for a press conference later in the day
- Election Commission to announce LS election schedule today
- The elections are expected to be held in seven or eight phases
The Election Commission will announce the schedule for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections today at 5 pm in Vigyan Bhawan. It is learned that elections will be held in seven or eight phases from April 10 and May 15, 2019.
The EC may also announce the assembly election dates in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh along with the Lok Sabha election schedule, according to the sources. Once the dates are announced, the Model Code of Conduct will come into effect.
The notification for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections is learned to be issued in the March-end as the current term ends on June 3.