New Delhi, March 10: The number of voters in the Lok Sabha elections will be around 900 million, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced on Sunday, calling the upcoming polls the "largest festival of democracy".
There would be approximately 10 lakh polling stations this year, up from 9 lakh in the last general election in 2014. Of the total electorate, 15 million will be in the age group of 18 to 19 years. CEC Sunil Arora on EVM Controversy: 'Sorry to Say We Have Made EVMs a Football'.
Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner: Total electorate in this Lok Sabha elections will be 900 million, of which 15 million voters are in the 18-19 age group. pic.twitter.com/LyqvJtu3gQ
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"The Election Commission has attempted a very comprehensive preparation for the conduct of the election," he said.