Election



Government of India U. T. of Lakshadweep ECI


DRAFT PUBLICATION OF ELECTORAL ROLL AND SUMMARY REVISION 2017
The Draft Electoral Roll with respect to 01.01.2017 as qualifying date has been published on 31.10.2016.

The Supplimentry Roll for Special Summary Revision 2017 with respect to 01.01.2017 as qualifying date published on 31.10.2016. Applications in respective forms were invited from the public for inclusion,deletion and modification of entries from 1st November 2016. The last date for submitting applications was 31st November 2016. The entire Electoral Roll of all 48 parts are available in this website for verification using various factors like Electoral Identity Card, Relationship Name and House Name etc.
NATIONAL VOTERS DAY - JANUARY 25
The Election Commission of India has decided to celebrate 25th January,its Foundation Day as the 'National Voters Day' to enhance participation of citizens in the democratic electoral process. Various election awareness programs will be organized through out the UT of Lakshadweep on 25th January 2017. Public functions for the felicitation of newly registered voters will be held at all the polling stations and the Electoral Photo Identity Cards(EPICs) shall be distributed to them.
Diamond Jubilee Exhibition
The Election Commission of India (ECI) celebrated 60 years of its constitution on 25th January 2010 as the Diamond Jubilee Anniversary. The office of the Election Commission was set up on 25th January, 1950, while the rest of the Constitution came into force a day after i.e. on 26th January, 1950. It is also significant that Article 324 that created the Commission was one of those exceptional provisions, which were given effect as early as on 26 November, 1949.

The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, inaugurated the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. The Vice-President, the Prime Minister, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Union Ministers of Law & Justice and Communications & Information Technology, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Chairperson of the UPA and Convener of NDA have shared the dais.

The theme chosen for the Diamond Jubilee year 2010 is, "Greater Participation for a Stronger Democracy". There was an yearlong events/ programs covering areas like improvement in electors registration, expanding the coverage of Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPICs), voter-friendly measures,generating awareness among voters, mobilization of the youth and civil society partnership.

Photo Exhibition
The photo exhibition in connection with Diamond Jubilee Celebration of the Commission has been conducted in a befitting manner in association with DAVP Trivandrum as per approved schedule of Election Commission of India from 1st November 2010 in UT of Lakshadweep.The photo exhibition was inaugurated by Shri. J.K. Dadoo, IAS, the Hon'ble Administrator, U.T. of Lakshadweep, in the presence of Chief Electoral Officer, Electoral Registration Officer, all Departmental Heads and representatives of different Political parties in Lakshadweep.There was a huge participation of public / School children in the exhibition and in between,the Malayalam translated Documentary movie was shown to the public.