India Votes – Billion+ People, Election Festival 2014 – TamilNadu

Every election is considered the most important one in history. The elections in India across the country are held in 9 different phases from 7th April 2014 to 12th May 2014. The sixth phase of the elections was held today. Tamil Nadu was one of the States that voted and I am happy to be in Chennai during this time of the year to cast my vote.

Every government machinery or system needs refinement. However, use of technology for elections in India is considered one of the best in the world.Luring voters for cash is common in the rural parts of the country. The offices and establishments were closed (public holiday) in view of the elections. Folks traveled all the way to their native from the city to cast their vote.Here are some interesting observations during the 45 minutes I spent at the voting booth. read more