Indian General Elections 2009

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SUMMARY OF LOK SABHA Indian General Elections 2009 Schedule

 

SUMMARY OF LOK SABHA Indian General Elections 2009 Schedule
PollEvent Indian General Elections 2009 Schedule Numbers & Election Dates
1 2A 2B 3A 3B 3C 4 5A 5B
Announcement & Issue of PressNote 02 Mar 2009 02 Mar 2009 02 Mar 2009 02 Mar 2009 02 Mar 2009 02 Mar 2009 02 Mar 2009 02 Mar 2009 02 Mar 2009
Issue of Notification 23 Mar 2009 28 Mar 2009 28 Mar 2009 02 Apr 2009 02 Apr 2009 02 Apr 2009 11 Apr 2009 17 Apr 2009 17 Apr 2009
Last Date for filing Nominations 30 Mar 2009 04 Apr 2009 04 Apr 2009 09 Apr 2009 09 Apr 2009 09 Apr 2009 18 Apr 2009 24 Apr 2009 24 Apr 2009
Scrutiny of Nominations 31 Mar 2009 06 Apr 2009 06 Apr 2009 11 Apr 2009 10 Apr 2009 10 Apr 2009 20 Apr 2009 25 Apr 2009 25 Apr 2009
Last date for withdrawal ofCandidature 2 Apr 2009 08 Apr 2009 08 Apr 2009 13 Apr 2009 15Apr 2009 13 Apr 2009 22 Apr 2009 27 Apr 2009 () 28 Apr 2009
Date of Poll 16 Apr 2009 22 Apr 2009 23 Apr 2009 30 Apr 2009 30 April 2009 30 April 2009 07 May 2009 13 May 2009 13 May 2009
Counting of Votes on 16 May 2009 16 May 2009 16 May 2009 16 May 2009 16 May 2009 16 May 2009 16 May 2009 16 May 2009 16 May 2009
Date before which the election shallbe Completed 28 May 2009 28 May 2009 28 May 2009 28 May 2009 28 May 2009 28 May 2009 28 May 2009 28 May 2009 28 May 2009
Number of States/UTs 17 1 12 6 1 4 8 8 1
Number of ParliamentaryConstituencies 124 1 140 77 1 29 85 72 42

Indian General Elections 2009 Schedule N0te:

  • General Elections 2009 Schedule 2A in only for Manipur (separate schedule was required due to holiday on 23 Apr 2009)
  • General Elections 2009 Schedule 3B is only for Jammu & Kashmir (separate schedule was required due to holidays on 13 and 14 Apr, 2009)
  • General Elections 2009 Schedule 3C is only for Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Sikkim (separate schedule was required since 10 Apr, 2009 is not a holiday in these States but is a holiday in other States in this phase)
  • General Elections 2009 Schedule 5B is only for Uttar Pradesh (separate schedule was required due to holiday on 27 Apr, 2009)

Highlights of the Lok Sabha Election 2009 Schedule (Indian General Elections 2009 Schedule)

 

Election Dates No. of Seats States
Apr 16 2009
124 AP, Arunachal, Assam. Bihar, J&K, Kerala,Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, UP,Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Andaman, Lakshadweep
Apr 23 2009
141 AP, Assam, Bihar, Goa, J&K, Karnataka,Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Tripura, UttarPradesh, Jharkhand
Apr 30 2009
107 Bihar, Gujarat, J&K, Karnataka, MadhyaPradesh, Maharashtra, Sikkim, UP, West Bengal, Dadra & NagarHaveli, Daman & Diu
May 07 2009
85 Bihar, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab,Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi
May 13 2009
86 Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab,Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh,Puducherry


Indian Election Commission History:

The Election Commission of India is established in 25th January, 1950. Indian Election Commission is an independent legal body of India.

Formation of Indian Election Commission:

The Indian Election Commission has formed by one Chief Election Commissioner and two Election Commissioners. The present Chief Election Commissioner was N. Gopalaswami, elected on 29th June, 2006.

Powers and duties of Election Commission:

The duties of the Election Commission of India are planning, executing and forms the elections. The Central and State government services of Para-military & Police forces are utilized the ElectionCommission in the elections.

The functions of the Indian Election Commission:

The Indian Election Commission is Separated the Constituencies and prepared to Electoral Rolls. The Indian Election Commission recognized the Political Parties and allotted the symbols to their parties. The Indian Election Commission scrutinized the nomination papers and conduct the Polling. The Indian Election Commission is also scrutinized the nominated candidate’s expenses.

 

Indian general elections 2009 - 543 seats
April 16, April 22, April 23, April 30, May 7 and May 13, 2009

Indian General Elections 2009 Indian General Elections 2009



Leader Manmohan Singh Lal Krishna Advani
Party Congress BJP
Leader's seat Assam
(Rajya Sabha)
Gandhinagar
Last election 151 seats, 26.7% 130 seats, 22.2%


The General Elections for 15th Lok Sabha of India will start on April 16, 2009. There are 5 stages to conduct the elections.

The poling dates are16th, 23rd and 30th April, 7th and 13th May 2009.
The results will be declared 16th May, 2009.
The elections initiate for 499 (543) Parliamentary Constituencies in all the states.
The Government will spend the money Rupees 1,120 Crores for election expenses.

Polling Schedule for Indian general elections 2009:

The Chief Election Commissioner, N Gopalaswami declared the Poling Schedule on March 2nd, 2009.

Indian general elections 2009 April 16th - Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Andaman and Nicobar Island, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa,Uttar Pradesh.

Indian general elections 2009 April 23rd - Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh.

Indian general elections 2009 April 30th - Bihar, Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

Indian general elections 2009 May 7 - Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

Indian general elections 2009 May 13 - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Chandigargh and Puducherry.

Prime Ministerial Candidates for Indian general elections 2009:

Manmohan Singh from Indian National Congress Party (INCP)
L.K. Advani from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)