World’s Biggest Carnival of Democracy

World’s Biggest Carnival of Democracy: A short film by Mr Manish Chand, Editor-in-Chief, India Writes, www.indiawrites.org, on India’s parliamentary elections, which are seen as the world’s greatest democratic carnival.

It’s a carnival in every sense of the word – in terms of sheer drama,  spectacle and colour, along with all that hurly-burly and exuberant noise, the parliamentary elections in India have set new benchmarks that are hard to match anywhere else in the world.   The statistics are staggering and overwhelm the imagination: 814.5 million Indians in a country of 1.2 billion people are eligible to vote in the 16th Lok Sabha elections that are being held in nine phases across India from April 7-May 12.

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