The first vote for the much anticipated Lok Sabha elections 2019 has been cast from Arunachal Pradesh.
DIG Sudhakar Natarajan, head of ATS Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), is the first voter of this 2019 Polls.
Service voters casted their votes from 10 am Friday, five days before the first phase of the elections due on April 11.
A remote Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) unit located in the eastern tip of the North East, started the service voting by secret postal ballot on 5/4/19 at 10:00 AM at Lohitpur, Arunachal Pradesh.
DIG Sudhakar Natarajan, cast the first vote from Animal Training School, ITBP Lohitpur to many constituencies in India.
The Lok Sabha elections will be spread across seven phases, beginning from April 11.
The polls will conclude on May 19 and results will be declared four days later on May 23.
A person who is in the Armed Forces of India, or belongs to the Assam Rifles, CRPF, BSF, ITBF; GREF in Border Road Organisation; Central Industrial Security Force
Or employed under the Indian government in a post outside the country or is a member of the Armed Police Force of a state and serving outside the state can enroll as a service voter.
An estimated 30 lakh service voters will cast their votes this election.