One of the largest democratic countries in the world, India is getting ready to face the Lok sabha or Lower Level Elections. Today the Election Commission has announced India’s General Election Dates.
The Elections will be take place from 7 April to 12 May. On 16th May Votes will be counted. The Major Parties are Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party .They will participate in the battle with other small parties. Moreover 11 other regional parties form a 3rd front against the major parties. All parties started a strong champagne for Elections. Survey says Aam Admi (Common man’s) Party, a young anti-corruption Party also plays a major role in Elections.
Country has around 814 million eligible voters, which is 100 million additional than the last election in 2009. Polling will take place in 3 phases. Election is held for 543 seats. To form a government any party or a coalition needs a minimum of 272 MPs.
Polling Days are 7th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 17th, 24th, 30th April and 7th and 12th May. On 16th May votes will be counted. If none of the parties attain a majority of 272 MPs, then the Government will be formed only by coalition and small parties will play a key role.