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Lok Sabha Election 2024: States Declaring Public Holiday for First Phase - Complete List

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Lok Sabha Election 2024: States Declaring Public Holiday for First Phase - Complete List
18 Apr 2024
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The Lok Sabha Elections 2024, scheduled to commence on Friday, mark a pivotal moment in India's democratic process. With polling across 102 parliamentary constituencies in 21 states, citizens are gearing up for a crucial seven-phase election.

The public holidays declared in Uttarakhand, Nagaland, and Tamil Nadu underscore the significance of citizen participation in shaping the nation's future.

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Overview:

  • The Election Commission announced that the Lok Sabha Elections will commence on Friday, with polling in 102 parliamentary constituencies across 21 states.

  • The elections will be conducted in seven phases, with results scheduled to be announced on June 4.

Lok Sabha Election 2024 Full Schedule:

  • The polling will be held in seven phases on April 19, April 26, May 7, May 13, May 20, May 25, and June 1.

  • Each phase will cover different parliamentary constituencies across various states.

List of States Voting in Phase 1:

  • States and Union Territories participating in the first phase on April 19 include Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Jammu and Kashmir, Lakshadweep, and Puducherry.

Constituencies and States in Phase 1:

  • Arunachal Pradesh: 2 out of 2 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • Assam: 5 out of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • Bihar: 4 out of 40 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Chhattisgarh: 1 out of 11 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • Madhya Pradesh: 6 out of 29 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Maharashtra: 5 out of 48 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Manipur: 2 out of 2 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • Meghalaya: 2 out of 2 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • Mizoram: 1 out of 1 Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Nagaland: 1 out of 1 Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Rajasthan: 12 out of 25 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Sikkim: 1 out of 1 Lok Sabha seat.

  • Tamil Nadu: 39 out of 39 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • Tripura: 1 out of 2 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Uttar Pradesh: 8 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Uttarakhand: 5 out of 5 Lok Sabha constituencies.

  • West Bengal: 3 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 1 out of 1 Lok Sabha seat.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: 1 out of 5 Lok Sabha seats.

  • Lakshadweep: 1 out of 1 Lok Sabha seat.

  • Puducherry: 1 out of 1 Lok Sabha constituency.

Public Holidays Declared:

  • Uttarakhand, Nagaland, and Tamil Nadu have declared April 19 as a public holiday to facilitate citizens' participation in the voting process.

  • This decision ensures that schools and government offices remain closed, allowing everyone to exercise their right to vote during the Lok Sabha Elections.

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