2014 Lok Sabha Election - Some Facts

Following are some facts about the nine-phase Lok Sabha elections that begin Monday.

Published: 06th April 2014 07:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th April 2014 07:58 PM   |  A+A-


Elections.jpgFollowing are some facts about the nine-phase Lok Sabha elections that begin Monday:

* Total electorate - 81.4 million (814,591,184).

* Male voters - 42.6 million (426,615,513), Female - 38.7 million (387,911,330) and Others - 28,341.

* First time voters - over 2.3 million (23,161,296).

* Polling stations - 930,000.

* 8 million civilians and 3 million security personnel deployed.

* NOTA (None Of The Above) option will be used for the first time in a parliamentary poll.

* India is the 12th country to use NOTA.

* A voter can get enrolled at one place only.

* One can contest from any constituency except autonomous districts of Assam, Lakshadweep and Sikkim.


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