Lok Sabha Election 2024: All dates, full schedule, constituency-wise details

Will the BJP secure a hat-trick of victories in the Lok Sabha elections, giving Narendra Modi a record third term as Prime Minister, or will the opposition INDIA bloc spring a surprise and upset the NDA’s applecart? All your questions will be answered on June 4 when the results of the Lok Sabha election 2024 will be announced.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced the full schedule of the Lok Sabha election 2024, with polling to be conducted in seven phases from April 19. The dates for the polls for the assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, and Odisha have also been announced.

 

In the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the BJP swept back to power, winning 303 seats, bettering the 282 seats it won in 2014. The BJP bagged around 38 per cent of the vote share. The tally of the BJP-led NDA was 353. The Congress was decimated, being reduced to just 52 seats. This time, PM Modi has set a target of 370 seats for the BJP and over 400 seats for the NDA.

Till now, the most number of seats in a Lok Sabha election was won by the Congress in 1984 following the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The Congress won 403 Lok Sabha seats and more than 50 per cent of the vote share.

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KEY DATES

PHASES POLLING DATES
I April 19
II April 26
III May 7
IV May 13
V May 20
VI May 25
VII June 1

Lok Sabha election 2024 schedule: Phase I

The phase I polling for the Lok Sabha elections will be held on April 19. The phase I polls will be held in 102 Lok Sabha or parliamentary constituencies in a total of 21 states.

The states that are going to the poll in phase I of the Lok Sabha election are: Arunachal Pradesh (2 constituencies), Assam (5), Bihar (4), Chhattisgarh (1), Madhya Pradesh (6), Maharashtra (5), Manipur (2), Meghalaya (2), Mizoram (1), Nagaland (1), Rajasthan (12), Sikkim (1), Tamil Nadu (39), Tripura (1), Uttar Prdaesh (8), Uttarakhand (5), West Bengal (3), Andaman and Nicobar (1), J&K (1), Lakshadweep (1), Puducherry (1).

Lok Sabha election 2024 schedule: Phase II

The phase II polling for the Lok Sabha elections will be held on April 26. The phase II polls will be held in 89 Lok Sabha or parliamentary constituencies in a total of 13 states.

The states that are going to the poll in phase II of the Lok Sabha election are: Assam (5 constituencies), Bihar (5), Chhattisgarh (3), Karnataka (14), Kerala (20), Madhya Pradesh (7), Maharashtra (8), Manipur (1), Rajasthan (13), Tripura (1), Uttar Pradesh (8), West Bengal (3), J&K (1).

Lok Sabha election 2024 schedule: Phase III

The phase III polling for the Lok Sabha elections will be held on May 7. The phase III polls will be held in 94 Lok Sabha or parliamentary constituencies in a total of 12 states.

The states that are going to the poll in phase III of the Lok Sabha election are: Assam (4 constituencies), Bihar (5), Chhattisgarh (7), Goa (2), Gujarat (26), Karnataka (14), Madhya Pradesh (8), Maharashtra (11), Uttar Pradesh (10), West Bengal (4), Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (2), J&K (1).

Phase III
Date of notification April 12
Last date of filing nomination April 19
Scrutiny of nominations April 20
Polling date May 7
Result June 4

Lok Sabha election 2024 schedule: Phase IV

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The phase IV polling for the Lok Sabha elections will be held on May 13. The phase IV polls will be held in 96 Lok Sabha or parliamentary constituencies in a total of 10 states.

The states that are going to the poll in phase IV of the Lok Sabha election are: Andhra Pradesh (25 constituencies), Bihar (5), Jharkhand (4), Madhya Pradesh (8), Maharashtra (11), Odisha (4), Telangana (17), Uttar Pradesh (13), West Bengal (8), J&K (1).

Phase IV
Date of notification April 18
Last date of filing nomination April 25
Scrutiny of nominations April 26
Polling date May 13
Result June 4

Lok Sabha election 2024 schedule: Phase V

The phase V polling for the Lok Sabha elections will be held on May 20. The phase V polls will be held in 49 Lok Sabha or parliamentary constituencies in a total of 8 states.

The states that are going to the poll in phase V of the Lok Sabha election are: Bihar (5 constituencies), Jharkhand (3), Maharashtra (13), Odisha (5), Uttar Pradesh (14), West Bengal (7), J&K (1), Ladakh (1).

Phase V
Date of notification April 26
Last date of filing nomination May 3
Scrutiny of nominations May 4
Polling date May 20
Result June 4

Lok Sabha election 2024 schedule: Phase VI

The phase VI polling for the Lok Sabha elections will be held on May 25. The phase VI polls will be held in 57 Lok Sabha or parliamentary constituencies in a total of 7 states.

The states that are going to the poll in phase VI of the Lok Sabha election are: Bihar (8 constituencies), Haryana (10), Jharkhand (4), Odisha (6), Uttar Pradesh (14), West Bengal (8), Delhi (7).

Phase VI
Date of notification April 29
Last date of filing nomination May 6
Scrutiny of nominations May 7
Polling date May 25
Result June 4

Lok Sabha election 2024 schedule: Phase VII

The phase VII polling for the Lok Sabha elections will be held on June 1. The phase VII polls will be held in 57 Lok Sabha or parliamentary constituencies in a total of 8 states.

The states that are going to the poll in phase VII of the Lok Sabha election are: Bihar (8 constituencies), Himachal Pradesh (4), Jharkhand (3), Odisha (6), Punjab (13), Uttar Pradesh (13), West Bengal (9), Chandigarh (1).

Phase VII
Date of notification May 7
Last date of filing nomination May 14
Scrutiny of nominations May 15
Polling date June 1
Result June 4

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