Seventh phase of Lok Sabha election campaign to end today

The high-octane campaign for Lok Sabha Elections 2024 ends at 5 pm today, ahead of the last phase of polling on June 1.

The end of election campaign marks the setting in of ‘silence period’ – a term used by Election Commission of India (ECI) to describe a 48-hour period until the next phase of polling is over. During this period political parties and candidates are not allowed to campaign.

Voters from 57 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across eight states and Union Territories will will exercise their franchise in the seventh and final phase of polling on Saturday marking the end of about 44-day-long polling exercise.

The results of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 will be declared on June 4.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP’s biggest star campaigner, will campaign in Hoshiarpur in Punjab on the last day of polling. All 13 seats of Punjab are voting in the last phase of polling on June 1. The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is contesting its first Lok Sabha polls in Punjab, without its long-standing ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) since 1996.

After wrapping up the Lok Sabha elections campaign, the PM is expected to travel to Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu where he will stay there till June 1 to meditate at the Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

BJP president JP Nadda will campaign in Amritsar, Faridkot and Rupnagar of Punjab.