Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Here is all you need to know about Tripura

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Here is all you need to know about Tripura

TNT News Desk | April 4, 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held all across India in seven phases between April 11 and May 19 covering 543 constituencies.

The results will be declared on May 23.

Tripura goes to polls in two phases for its two Lok Sabha seats.

In the first phase, polling will be held in Tripura West constituency on April 11 and the Tripura East will vote in the second phase on April 18.

HERE IS THE LIST OF LOK SABHA CANDIDATES IN TRIPURA:

SOURCE:
http://www.elections.in/tripura/parliamentary-constituencies/candidate-list.html

IPFT LOK SABHA CANDIDATES

TRIPURA EAST—- NARENDRA CHANDRA DEBBARMA
TRIPURA WEST—- BRISHAKETU DEBBARMA

IPFT president Narendra Chandra Debbarma had earlier said the party would remain part of the BJP-led government, but its candidates would stay in the fray in a friendly fight with the BJP. 

There are a total of 60 seats in Tripura Legislative Assembly. IPFT holds 9 Assembly seats out of 44 seats in the BJP-IPFT alliance which is also a formidable number. However, the BJP government is not dependent on the alliance in the state.

The Election Commission had announced the Lok Sabha election schedule on March 10, when the Model Code of Conduct came into effect.

RESULT DAY

The Lok Sabha election 2019 result will be declared on May 23 (Thursday). The counting of the votes will begin at 8 am. The results of the Lok Sabha election 2019 should be out on May 23 itself. However, expect delays. The Madhya Pradesh Assembly election 2018 results were delayed due to re-counting in some constituencies. The results were out a full 24 hours after counting began. Something similar could happen on May 23 as well.

How many people will vote?

The Election Commission, in its press conference on Sunday, said that the total electorate registered is approximately 900 million compared to 814.5 million in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. This marks an increase of more than 84 million electors, the Election Commission said.

Over 15 million electors are in 18-19 years age group. Commission allowed enrolment of transgender persons with gender written as "Others" in the electoral rolls since 2012. The number of electors enrolled as "Others" gender is 38,325. 71,735 overseas electors have been enrolled in the current electoral rolls. There are 16,77,386 service electors in the electoral rolls, the poll panel said.

HOW DO I FIND MY NAME ON ELECTORAL ROLL?

The Election Commission has announced dates for the Lok Sabha elections which will be held in seven phases. By exercising your franchise, you participate in democracy's biggest festival – election. Just having a voter ID is not enough for you to cast your vote. To cast your vote, you need to check if your name or voter ID is part of the voter list. Since voters lists keep changing, your name could go missing. Follow the steps given below to check if your name is on the electoral rolls.

Visit National Voter Services Portal's (NVSP) Electoral Search page.
Here you can search for your name on the voter list by two methods
Enter your basic details or enter your Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) number. The EPIC number is mentioned in bold letters on your voter identity card. If you don't have a voter ID, go to the NVSP Electoral Search page. Click or tap on Search by Details. Fill details such as your name, gender, age, Assembly constituency, etc. Enter the code you see on the captcha image, and finally, click or tap on Search.

WHAT TO DO IF MY NAME IS MISSING?

If your name is missing from the voters' list and you have a registered Voter ID card, follow these steps to enrol your name.

There are two procedures – online and offline.

Visit the Election Commission's official website – eci.nic.in

Click on online voter registration.

Create a username and password to Sign Up.

Upload your photograph and then the documents that can be accepted as address proof.

If you are facing trouble in uploading the documents, raise a request for a visit by the booth level officer to collect your documents.

Once the formalities are completed, you can send a text message EPIC (space) your voter ID application number to 9211728082 to track your application status.

You can also download the form from ECI's website or get it from the ERO office.

Fill the form and attach the required documents. Then send it to the voter's centre of your constituency.

Also read How to apply for voter ID: Step by step guide

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