Port Blair, April 17: The election schedule has been announced by the Election Commission of India, vide Press Note No.ECI/PN/23/2024 dated 16.03.2024 and No.ECI/PN/24/2024 dated 16.03.2024, which stipulates that the General Election of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Parliamentary Constituency will be held in single phase on 19.04.2024 (Friday).

In exercise of powers conferred under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act,1881 read with MHA's Notification No.2/6/57-J dated 17.12.1957 and in pursuance of Section 135B of the Representation of People Act, 1951 read with letter No.78/EPS.2024 dated 16th March, 2024 of Election Commission of India, the Lt. Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands has declared public holiday on the day of Poll i.e. 19.04.2024 (Friday) for all Public Offices, Local Bodies and Educational Institutions and a paid holiday for all Commercial Establishments/Undertakings in the UT of A&N Islands, a notification to this effect said.