Indian General Elections of 2014
Interesting Facts from World’s largest democracy
Lok Sabha (The people’s assembly elections in
India are held every 5 years
2014 elections will constitute the 16th Lok Sabha in India
2014 general elections are going to be the longest running elections
in the history of the nation
7 April – 12 May
2014 elections will be held in
9 phases
814 million people will be eligible to vote
A number larger than the population of Europe
That makes it
THE BIGGEST elections world has ever seen
Everyone gets to exercise their right to vote
426 million males
387 million females
And 28,341 citizens from the third gen...
23 Million citizens will vote for the first time
Indian General Elections of 2014
Most Expensive elections in the history of the country
2014 elections will cost the exche...
$ 500 Million is the expected spending by the political parties
That is 3 times the amount spent in the previous elections
That’s 2nd highest election spending by a country
US$7 Billion were spent on the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections
930,000 polling stations across the country will be setup
1.7 Million Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) will be deployed during the polls
11 MILLION people will be deployed for the duty
8 Million Civilians & 3 Million Security Personnels
None of the Above (NOTA) option will be used for the first time in a parliamentary poll.
India is the 12th country to use None of the Above (NOTA) option
Now that is seriously Epic
As world’s largest democracy votes
DO YOUR PART WELL
This time Get Inked for the Nation
And don’t forget to spread the word
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  1. 1. Indian General Elections of 2014 Interesting Facts from World’s largest democracy
  2. 2. Lok Sabha (The people’s assembly elections in India are held every 5 years
  3. 3. 2014 elections will constitute the 16th Lok Sabha in India
  4. 4. 2014 general elections are going to be the longest running elections in the history of the nation
  5. 5. 7 April – 12 May 2014 elections will be held in 9 phases
  6. 6. 814 million people will be eligible to vote
  7. 7. A number larger than the population of Europe
  8. 8. That makes it THE BIGGEST elections world has ever seen
  9. 9. Everyone gets to exercise their right to vote 426 million males 387 million females And 28,341 citizens from the third gender, classified as “Others”
  10. 10. 23 Million citizens will vote for the first time
  11. 11. Indian General Elections of 2014 Most Expensive elections in the history of the country 2014 elections will cost the exchequer $579 Million INR 35 Billion
  12. 12. $ 500 Million is the expected spending by the political parties
  13. 13. That is 3 times the amount spent in the previous elections
  14. 14. That’s 2nd highest election spending by a country US$7 Billion were spent on the 2012 U.S. Presidential elections
  15. 15. 930,000 polling stations across the country will be setup
  16. 16. 1.7 Million Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) will be deployed during the polls
  17. 17. 11 MILLION people will be deployed for the duty 8 Million Civilians & 3 Million Security Personnels
  18. 18. None of the Above (NOTA) option will be used for the first time in a parliamentary poll.
  19. 19. India is the 12th country to use None of the Above (NOTA) option
  20. 20. Now that is seriously Epic
  21. 21. As world’s largest democracy votes DO YOUR PART WELL
  22. 22. This time Get Inked for the Nation And don’t forget to spread the word

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