For the superintendence, direction and control of the preparation of electoral rolls and for the conduct of all elections to the Panchayats in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, an Election Commission has been constituted and a Commissioner is appointed by the Hon’ble President of India.  The Office of the Election Commissioner has been held by

Shri. P. Rohminthanga from 25.10.1996 to 24.10.2002 and
Shri.Rishi Dev Kapur from 25.10.2002 (continuing)

The Office of the Election Commission is at :
           MS Apartments
, Curzon Road Hostels,
           Kasturba Gandhi Marg
           New Delhi. 110001
           Telephone: 011 23382554

The Election Commission constituted for the Andmans and Nocibar islands under Section 185 of the Andman and Nicobar Islands (Panchayat) Regulation is also the Election Commission for the Union Territory of Lakshadweep

There have been two General Election to the District and Village (Dweep) Panchayats  in Lakshadweep.

The First General Election was held on  14.12.1997
The Second General Election was held on 16.10.2002

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