Port Blair, April 17: It is crucial to uphold the sanctity of the electoral process and to ensure the peaceful conclusion of campaigning and smooth transition to the voting phase, South Andaman District Police conducted night checking in the entire district of South Andaman to ensure the MCC is being followed and no violation is being done of the same.

On 17/04/2024 from 1800 hrs after termination of all campaign activities during the general election 2024, a team of Police officials under the supervision of Smti Varsha Sharma, IPS, DIGP(L&O) alongwith Smti Niharika Bhatt, IPS, SP(D)SA , Ms Shewta K Sugathan, IPS, SP(PMF), Shri Vikas Swami, IPS, SDPO (SA), Shri Sandeep Lamba, DANIPS, DySP(DHQ) and Shri Vinay Mathur, DANIPS, SDPO(Bambooflat) conducted patrolling in South Andaman and Bambooflat Sub Division to ensure the observance of “silence period”.

Port Blair, April 17: The Chief Electoral Officer, Shri B.S. Jaglan, IAS today held a meeting in the Conference Hall of Returning Officer for the final review of Election preparedness in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands Parliamentary Constituency. The Returning Officer, ANIPC, Shri Arjun Sharma, all Assistant Returning Officers (ARO) of HQ were present and ARO of outstation joined the meeting through VC.

Port Blair, April 17: The Andaman & Nicobar Islands Parliamentary Constituency will go for Poll on 19/04/2024 for Lok Sabha General Elections-2024 (Phase-l) alongwith other Parliamentary constituencies of Phase-l.

It is pre-requisite mandate on the Poll Day i.e. on 19/04/2024 to maintain sufficient signal strength for providing uninterrupted cellular connectivity in all the 412 Polling Stations spread over under this Parliamentary Constituency for ensuring level playing field towards conduct of free, fair and transparent General Elections-2024.

MCC restriction on presence of political functionaries in constituency after the campaign period is over

Port Blair, April 17: The Election Commission of India has laid down strict instruction for compliance during the period of 48 hours ending with the hours fixed for the conclusion of the poll, to ensure level field playing towards conduct of free, fair, peaceful and inducement-free elections;

Port Blair, April 17: In view of upcoming Parliamentary Election-2024 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and in exercise of power conferred under M.V. Act 1988 (Act No.59 of 1988) read with Administration’s Notification No./2008/F.No.32-95/2008-TR. dated 10th  March, 2008, the District Magistrate, South Andaman has notified for the information of all concerned that the movement of all vehicular traffic shall be closed from Scout Hut Crossing (Rani Lakshmi Bai Hostel) to Andaman Club, Netaji Stadium till Y Nayaran Junction on 18.04.2024 from 0300 hrs till completion of the distribution of Polling Materials at Netaji Stadium.