It’s Party time – India Election April 2014

This short project showcase my observation and feeling on campaign of different political parties to lure the local voters. All these pictures were taken over period of two months before voting day at small town of Kandivali, or Kandivli 40 km north of Mumbai of Maharashtra, India.
A general election took place in nine phases, the longest election in the India‘s history, from 7 April to 12 May 2014 to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha in India.Voting was done in all 543 parliamentary constituencies of India .The result of this election were out declared on 16 May.
 The electoral population in 2014 is 81.45 crores, the largest in the world.There is an increase of 10 crores newly eligible voters. This also will be the longest and the most expensive general election in the history of the country with the Election Commission of India estimating that the election will cost the exchequer INR 35 billion, excluding the expenses incurred for security and individual political parties India has a multi-party system with predominance of small regional parties.
All parties contesting the elections have to choose a symbol from a list of available symbols offered by the Election Commission.As a part of campaigning  parties use banners, slogans,wall graffiti  etc to promote their candidate.