Elections in Andaman and Nicobar Islands 2014
2014 Election Results of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
In 1956, Andaman & Nicobar Islands was formed into a Union Territory. The administration of which is different from other entities’ administration in the country. It has no ceremonial head or legislature. The Lieutenant Governor is the head of government, appointed by the country’s President. He is in-charge of various departments directly supervising the developments in the area. The Lt.Governor is assisted by District Magistrates of the three districts of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Administration
The polling for 16th Lok Sabha Elections in Andaman & Nicobar Islands UT took place on 10th April. Elections conducted in the area is looked after by Election Commission of Andaman & Nicobar Islands headed by Chetan B Sanghi, CEO of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Brief Facts on 2014 General Elections in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Quick facts for Andaman and Nicobar Islands General Elections 2014
|Governor||A. K. Singh|
|Chief Electoral Officer||Chetan B. Sanghi|
|No. of Electors||Male electors||Female electors||No. of Electors as %age of Total Electorate of India||No. of electors having EPIC (Electoral Photo Identity Card)|
Information about Assembly and Parliamentary 2014 Elections in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
|Dates and Schedule of Parliamentary Elections||List of Parliamentary Constituencies||Campaigning Strategies|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands Election History||Major Political Parties of Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Administration of Andaman and Nicobar Islands|
|List of Administrators of Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Demographics of Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Parliamentary Elections Result|
|candidate list of Andaman and Nicobar Islands|
Date and Schedule of 2014 Elections in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
|No of PCs going to poll 1||(PC no. 1)|
|Issue of Notification||15 Mar 14 (Sat)|
|Last Date for filing Nominations||22 Mar 14 (Sat)|
|Scrutiny of Nominations||24 Mar 14 (Mon)|
|Last date for withdrawal of Candidature||26 Mar 14 (Wed)|
|Date of Poll||10 Apr 14 (Thu)|
|Counting of Votes||16 May 14 (Fri)|
|Date before which the election shall be Completed||28 May 14 (Wed)|
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Parliamentary Constituency List
The entire Andaman & Nicobar Islands Union territory is represented by one parliamentary constituency that follows the same name. It was formed in 1977 and has a total of about 2,57,859 voters and about 386 polling stations.
Strategies for Campaigning
No political party has ever conducted any targeted campaigning in Andaman & Nicobar Union Territory till now. The nation’s mood might wear off on this Union Territory.
Election history of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
11 Lok Sabha elections were held in Andaman & Nicobar Islands till now. In that, 9 were won by INC and the rest 2 by BJP. From 1971 Lok Sabha Election to 1998 Lok Sabha Election, INC had won 8 times consecutively. While in 1999 Lok Sabha Election BJP had won in the area, INC came back to power with 2004 Lok Sabha Election victory but again it lost to BJP in 2008 Lok Sabha Election.
List of Major Political Parties in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
|Indian National Congress (INC)||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)||Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)|
|Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)||Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)||Communist Party of India(Marxist) [CPI (M)]|
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Administrators List
Andaman & Nicobar Islands were governed by Superintendent of the British since the start of British settlement in the year 1858. However, this title got changed to that of Chief Commissioner in 1872 which remained until Japan acquired the area in 1945. In 1946, Inamul Majid was appointed as the first Governor of India and nominal head of the region. Subsequently, the islands became a part of Indian