New Delhi’s Chief Electoral Office’s letter on the Lok Sabha elections poll date has turned viral on social media. In the letter, it is said that the Election Commission of India had tentatively given the Poll Day as April 16, 2024… for reference and to calculate Start and End dates in the Election Planner.
This notification was released to all the 11 District Election Officers in Delhi. The notification is titled Compliance/adhering to timelines given in Election Planner of Election Commission of India.
As the letter turned viral, Delhi’s CEO’s office stressed that the date was tentative and could be changed. “Some media queries are coming referring to a circular by @CeodelhiOffice to clarify whether 16.04.2024 is the tentative poll day for #LSElections2024 It is clarified that this date was mentioned only for ‘reference’ for officials to plan activities as per Election Planner of ECI,” posted CEO, Delhi Office.