Puducherry Lok Sabha Constituency: Candidates, Current MP, Polling Date And Election Results 2019
Puducherry Lok Sabha constituency (Photo Credits: File Photo)

Puducherry Lok Sabha constituency is the only constituency in the Union Territory of Puducherry. As per the implementation of Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of India in 1962, Pondicherry became a Union Territory. It got the name Puducherry in the year 2006. Here the election will be held on April 18, 2019 as per Phase II schedule of Election Commission of India. The constituency number of this seat is PC No.1. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections.

The parties are yet to declare nominee from the Lok Sabha seat in Puducherry. The Election Commission has declared March 26, 2019, as the last date of filing on nomination from the seat. The last date for withdrawal of candidature is March 29, 2019. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase II: List of States And Constituencies Voting On April 18.

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In the 16th Lok Sabha Polls, this seat was won by R.Radhakrishnan from All India N.R. Congress(AINRC) who bagged 2,55,286 votes. The AINRC candidate defeated V.Narayanasamy from Indian National Congress(INC) by a margin of 60,854 votes. The candidate from All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK),Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK), Pattali Makkal Katchi(PMK), Communist Party of India(CPI) and Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) also competed for this seat in the previous election.

The General Election 2019 will be held throughout India starting from April 11, 2019 and will last till May 19, 2019. The voting will be divided into 7 phases. The result for all the phase will be declared on May 23, 2019.