Lok Sabha elections 2024 set to be the second-longest. Why polls entering June, for only 2nd time?

Lok Sabha elections 2024, spanning 82 days, to be second-longest ever, entering June for only the 2nd time. Election Commission’s seven-phase schedule starts April 19, ending June 1. Delays due to panel vacancies, including Arun Goel’s resignation, cited as reason. Festivals like Holi, Tamil New Year, Bihu, and Baisakhi contribute to extended timeline. Results to be declared on June 4.

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