Indian general election for parliament gets underway
Over 800 million voters eligible in 5-week, marathon election07 April, 14:04
The Hindu nationalists are favoured to win against the Gandhi family’s party, which has governed for the last ten years.
The nine-phase vote began in the northeastern states of Tripura and Assam, near the Bangladesh border, and will end May 12. More than 814 million Indians are eligible to vote, the BBC reported.