India Prepares for 2024 General Elections: ECI Unveils Polling Dates and State Breakdowns


In anticipation of the upcoming 2024 General Elections, the Election Commission of India (ECI) released crucial details regarding polling dates and state-wise distribution of constituencies. The press note, issued on March 16, 2024, highlights the intricate schedule spanning various states and union territories (UTs).

The election fervor is set to sweep across the nation as polling is slated to occur on multiple dates, delineated for different regions. Commencing on April 19, 2024, and extending till June 1, 2024, citizens will exercise their electoral rights on distinct days, varying from Fridays to Saturdays.

The comprehensive breakdown reveals the allocation of polling booths across states and UTs. From the sprawling Andhra Pradesh with 25 parliamentary constituencies to the diminutive Lakshadweep with a solitary constituency, every region contributes to the democratic process.

The electoral landscape portrays a mosaic of diversity, with some states witnessing polling on a single date, while others, like Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, bracing for multiple rounds of voting.

Moreover, the counting of votes is scheduled for June 4, 2024, marking the culmination of the electoral exercise. As the nation gears up for the democratic spectacle, a total of 36 states and UTs are slated to participate, spanning single to seven polling dates.

With this elaborate framework in place, the Election Commission of India underscores its commitment to ensuring a smooth and transparent electoral process, vital for upholding the essence of democracy in the country.

For further updates and insights into the 2024 General Elections, stay tuned to reliable news sources and official communications from the Election Commission of India.

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