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History of Lok Sabha Elections

Following are the dates of the Lok Sabha General Elections:
  • 1952 October 25, 1951 to February 21, 1952.
  • 1957 February 24 to June 9.
  • 1962 February 16 to June 6.
  • 1967 February 15 to February 28.
  • 1971 March 1 to March 13.
  • 1977 March 16 to March 20.
  • 1980 January 3 to January 6.
  • 1984 Dec 24, Dec 27, Dec 28 (Polling in Punjab was held on Sept 25, 1985 and Assam on Dec 5, 1985).
  • 1989 Nov 22, Nov 26.
  • 1991 First round was held on May 20, 1991.
    Following the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi on May 21, the second and third rounds of polling were postponed to June 12 and June 15. Voting was the lowest ever in general elections' history in India, with only 53 per cent of voters exercising their franchise.
    In Punjab elections were held in 1992. However, Lok Sabha polls were not held in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • 1996 April 27, May 2, May 7, May 21.
  • 1998 February 16, Feb 22, Feb 28 March 7.
  • 1999 September 4, Sep 11, Sep 17, Sep 24, Oct 1.
  • 2004 April 20, 26, May 5, May 10.
  • 2009 April 16, April 22, April 23, April 30, May 7, May 13

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