General Election 2019 Phase-I

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New Delhi: The voting for the first phase of General Elections-2019 to elect people’s representatives for the 17thLok Sabha gets underway tomorrow on Thursday, 11th April. 91 Lok Sabha seats are in the fray, spread over 20 states and UTs. Here are few interesting sidelights from some of the poll bound states:

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

  • The voters include 41 Great Nicobarese tribes of Strait Islands, 65 Onge tribes at Hut Bay and approximately 100 Shompen tribes of Campbell Bay.

Arunachal Pradesh

  • Polling Station with least number of electors: Malogam Temporary Structure in Malogam Village under 45-Hayuliang (ST) Assembly Constituency: 1 – Only One female voter.
  • Polling Station No. 18-Luguthang under 3-Mukto (ST) Assembly Constituency is the Highest Polling Station located at an altitude of about 13,583 feet.
  • 11 Polling Stations exclusively for female voters have been set up in the state.

Mizoram

  • For Bru refugees, who are living in camps in Tripura, 15 special polling booths have been set up in Kanhmun at Mizoram – Tripura border.
  • Mizoram holds a unique feature among the parliamentary constituencies with 100% voters having Elector Photo Identity Cards (EPIC).

Sikkim

  • Highest polling booth in Sikkim situated close to the India-China border at an altitude of 13,500 feet in Gnathang Valley for 180 registered voters from 21-Gnathang Machong Assembly constituency will vote on April 11.
  • 39 All Women polling stations set up manned by all women polling parties and police forces.

Meghalaya

  • 52% Women voters in Meghalaya, while 32.34 per cent are in the 20-29 years age group
  • For the first time, BRAILE Voter id card-EPIC makes debut in Meghalaya with BRAILE EPIC issued for usage of visually impaired

Bihar

  • Tobacco Free Polling Booths: Bihar becomes the Second state in the country after Delhi to declare all polling booths for the 2019 Lok Sabha Election in the state tobacco free.
  • Live Webcasting arrangements at 350 polling booths in the first phase of general elections to ensure free and fair polls.

Uttar Pradesh

  • The total number of electors has increased by 55,06,336 (i.e. 3.96 percent) since the previous General Election-2014 in the State.
  • Out of these, 16,75,567 electors are in the age group of 18-19 years.

PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES (PCs) VOTING PHASE-1 (11.04.2019)

 

State/UT

 

Parliamentary Constituencies in First phase

 

Total Number of voters

 

No. of Male Voters No. of  Female Voters

 

No. of Voters of Third Gender Number of Contesting Candidates Number of Polling Booths
Andhra Pradesh 25 39345717 19462339 19879421 3957 319 45920
Arunachal Pradesh 2 798248 394456 403792 0 12 2202
Assam 5 7603458 3865334 3737970 154 41 9574
Bihar 4 7440324 3894024 3546001 299 44 7486
Chhattisgarh 1 1377946 662355 715550 41 07 1878
Jammu & Kashmir 2 3317882 1716933 1600897 52 33 4489
Maharashtra 7 13035501 6671196 6364124 181 116 14731
Manipur 1 1010618 495583 515022 13 08 1562
Meghalaya 2 1892716 936579 956137 0 9 3167
Mizoram 1 784405 381991 402408 6 06 1175
Nagaland 1 1206287 607859 598428 0 04 2227
Odisha 4 6003707 2972925 3030222 560 26 7233
Sikkim 1 423325 216222 207103 0 11 567
Telangana 17 29518964 14842619 14674977 1368 443 34603
Tripura 1 1347381 682044 665327 10 13 1679
Uttar Pradesh 8 15268056 8327469 6939761 826 96 16635
Uttarakhand 5 7854023 4053944 3711220 259 52 11235
West Bengal 2 3454276 1773196 1681051 29 18 3844
A & N Islands 1 317878 168701 149168 9 15 406
Lakshadweep 1 54266 27475 26791 00 06 51
Total 91 142054978 72153244

 

69805370

 

7764

 

1279

 

170664

 

No of States/UTs in Phase 1 20

 

 

 

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