Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections 2019 Dates Announced: EC Reveals AP Poll Dates

10 Mar, 2019 21:47 IST|Sakshi
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora

The EC announced the schedule of 17th Lok Sabha Elections 2019 at Vigyan Bhavan sometime back.

All three top members of the Election Commission, including chief election commissioner Sunil Arora as well as election commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra addressed the media jointly.

CEC Sunil Arora said that there was an increase of 84.3 million as compared to 814.5 million electorate in 2014.

He also added that the electorate size was 900 million in 2019 general election and added that electoral rolls will be updated till the last date of filing the nomination.

He added that VVPATs will be used with EVMs at all the polling stations and that 17.4 lakh VVPATs were needed for conducting Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

CEC said that all critical events would be videographed and control rooms and monitoring systems will be in place.

The CEC also promised to hold free and fair elections.

CCTV surveillance of critical booths will make violations difficult. Toll free numbers have been put in place.

The polls are to be held in seven phases over April and May. The assembly election dates for Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Odisha are revealed by the ECI today.

1st Phase April 11

2nd Phase April 18

3rd Phase April 23

4th Phase April 29

5th Phase May 6

6th Phase May 12

7th phase May 18

Results to be announced on May 23

Lok Sabha Polls in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to have in single Phase i.e on April 11.

Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh,Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagalan, Punjab, Sikkim, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Andaman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Dam and Diu will be held in a single phase.

Elections to Andhra Pradesh Assembly constituencies on April 11.

Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal, Odisha and Sikkim to be held with Lok Sabha polls

2019 elections Dates are announced by the Election commission of India. The Election Commission held a press conference at Vigyan Bhavan .

The polls are to be held in seven phases over April and May. The assembly election dates for Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Odisha are revealed by the ECI today.

Soon as the election dates are announced, the model code of conduct will be put in place. According to reports, the 2019 elections to Lok Sabha will start from April 10 and conclude by May 15 across states in India. The present Lok Sabha term will end on June 3.

The CEC is already reviewing the preparedness of states for the impending elections. As soon as the Election notification is out, the EVMs will be deployed in over ten lakh polling stations across the 543 constituencies.

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