Election Commission removes home secretaries of 6 states ahead of Lok Sabha polls


In a significant move to ensure a level playing field in the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission of India has ordered the removal of top officials, including the DGP of West Bengal and home Secretaries of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. 

The move comes ahead of the Lok Sabha polls which will be held in seven phases from April 19, and the results will be announced on June 4. With this, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) comes into effect. The Election Commission made the announcement on Friday.


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