In Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 15 candidates are contesting the sole seat. The main parties are Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), Congress, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Trinamool Congress (TMC). For phase 1 Lok Sabha election on April 11, the number of polling centres are 406.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lok Sabha Constituency of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory is currently held by Bishnu Pada Ray of BJP. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Bishnu Pada Ray beat Kuldeep Rai Sharma of the Congress by receiving 47.80 per cent of the votes cast in this constituency.
The key candidates in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands constituency for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 are Vishal Jolly of BJP and Kuldeep Rai Sharma of Congress.
Full list of candidates:
Sanjay Meshack — Aam Aadmi Party
Kuldeep Rai Sharma — Congress
Ayan Mandal — Trinamool Congress
Minati Biswas — Independent
K Kalimuthu — Independent
CG Saji Kumar All India Hindustan Congress Party
VV Khalid — Independent
Prakash Minj — Bahujan Samaj Party
K Venkat Ram Babu – Independent
Henry — Independent
Gour Chandra Majumder — Independent
S Sudershan Rao — Independent
Y Sunny — Independent
Paritosh Kumar Halder — Independent
CU Rasheed — Independent