The Election Commission of India on Sunday announced the general election date for the 17th Lok Sabha and the 10th Legislative Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh.
In Arunachal Pradesh both the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls will be simultaneously held on single day and in first phase – April 11, 2019.
In Arunachal Pradesh, there are two Lok Sabha seats and 60 Assembly seats.
Regarding the polls, the notification will be issued on March 18, 2019.
The last date of filing nominations will be March 25, 2019 while the scrutiny of nominations will be done on March 26, 2019.
The last date for withdrawal of candidatures is March 28, 2019 and the polling will be held on April 11, 2019.
The counting of votes will be held on May 25, 2019.
The election shall be completed before May 27, 2019.
The polling will be conducted in between 7 am and 5 pm.
According to a press communiqué issued by the chief electoral officer (CEO) of Arunachal Pradesh, in Arunachal Pradesh, there are a total of 7, 94,162 electors including 3, 92,561 males and 4, 01,601 females as of January 4, 2019.
As per records, Photo Electoral Roll coverage is 99.97 per cent and Electoral Photo Identity Card coverage is 99.97.
There will be 2,202 polling stations spread over the entire state.
Polling station No. 52 SE (Power), East Side, Naharlagun under 13-Itanagar (ST) AC with 1340 voters, has the highest number of electors in the state.
The polling station with least number of electors is Malogam Temporary Structure in Malogam Village under 45-Hayuliang (ST) Assembly constituency with just 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 13583 ft.
Also, 11 numbers of polling stations exclusively for female voters have been set up in the state, the communiqué stated.
“All necessary arrangements to conduct the elections have already been completed in the state. Training of all district election officers, returning officers, assistant returning officers and various categories of nodal officers were completed by the CEO’s office. Training of all polling officers and other election related officers in the entire state have been started by the concerned district election officers,” the communiqué added.