New Delhi, Mar 4 IBNS | 5 months ago

The Election Commission (EC) is likely to announce the Lok Sabha election dates on Wednesday, media reports said.


"Polling in the upcoming elections is likely to commence in the second week of April and may be spread over seven phases," CNN-IBN reported quoting sources.

The model code of conduct by the Election Commission will come into force immediately after the dates are announced.

After this, the government cannot make any policy announcements.

The term of the current Lok Sabha ends on June 1 and a new house has to be constituted by May 31.

(Posted on 04-03-2014)