Lok Sabha Elections dates announced:Tripura to have two phase polls ; Polls to be held from April 11 in 7 phases, counting on May 23
● By tripuranewslive ● 11 Mar 2019
The Election Commission on Sunday announced the polling dates for the 17th Lok Sabha Elections. The polling for the Lok Sabha for the 543 seats will take place in Seven (7) Phases from April 11 to May 19, 2019 while the counting of votes will take place on May 23, 2019 The polling in Tripura would take place in Two (2) Phases on April 11 and April 18 for two seats.
Addressing a press conference in Agartala, Taranikanti said 25,98,290 voters were eligible to exercise their franchise this year as per final electoral rolls.
The election dates were announced by three Election Commissioners – Sunil Arora (Chief EC), Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra – in the national capital. The Commissioners informed that adequate security arrangements have been done for the smooth conduction of polls in the country.
In Tripura, the main political parties contesting the Lok Sabha elections for two seats include –Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Indian National Congress (INC), All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) and others. In 2014, people turned out in large numbers for voting, and the voter turnout in Tripura was 84.72 per cent.
In the last Lok Sabha Elections in 2014, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)won both the Tripura East and Tripura West constituencies.
Lok Sabha 2019 elections start from April 11 and polling will be held in seven phases, says Election Commission. Code of Conduct for parties kicks in from today and and there are close to 90 crore eligible voters. Date of counting will be on May 23
The Election Commission today announced that the Lok Sabha election will be held in 7 phases. CEC Sunil Arora said that the Model Code of Conduct has come into force as it announced the dates for the elections to 17th Lok Sabha. The elections will start on April 11 and continue till May 19. The counting will be held on May 23. Nearly 90 crore voters will be eligible to vote for 543 Lok Sabha constituencies across the country. With the announcement of dates the moral code of conduct comes into force immediately