No exit poll from 7 a.m. on April 19 to 6.30 p.m. on June 1, says Election Commission of India

Besides Lok Sabha polls, Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim are going for elections.

Updated - May 31, 2024 02:21 pm IST

Published - March 30, 2024 06:35 pm IST - New Delhi

The Election Commission notification said displaying any election matter including results of opinion or any other poll survey would be prohibited during the 48-hour period ending with the time fixed for the conclusion of the polls.

The Election Commission notification said displaying any election matter including results of opinion or any other poll survey would be prohibited during the 48-hour period ending with the time fixed for the conclusion of the polls. | Photo Credit: The Hindu

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued a notification banning the conduct, publication or publicising of exit polls between 7.00 a.m. on April 19 and 6.30 p.m. on June 1 when votes will be cast for the Lok Sabha and four State Assembly polls.

The notification issued on Thursday also made it clear that under the provisions of the Representation of the People Act, displaying any election matter including results of any opinion poll or any other poll survey, in any electronic media, would be prohibited during the 48-hour period ending with the time fixed for the conclusion of the poll.

General Election 2024: full schedule

Besides Lok Sabha polls, Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim are going for elections.

Separately, bye-elections to 25 Assembly constituencies in 12 States are also being held in this period.

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