New Delhi, Apr 8: Election Commission on Monday, prohibited conducting, publishing or publicising the results of exit polls between April 11 and May 19, during which the Lok Sabha polls will be held.
The Election Commission “has notified 7am on April 11 and 6.30pm on May 19 as the period during which conducting any exit poll and publishing or publicising the result of exit poll by means of the print or electronic media or in any other manner shall be prohibited”, the poll body said.
Further, the Commission said that displaying any election matter including results of any opinion poll or any other poll survey, in any electronic media, would be prohibited during the period of 48 hours ending with the hour fixed for conclusion of poll in each of the phases in the respective polling area during the elections.
In the seven phase Lok Sabha polls, the first phase will be held on April 11 and last phase on May 19. The result will be declared on May 23. (UNI)