370% Increase In Voters Since First Elections

Indian voters have surely come a long way, and this is visible in the sharp increase in the number of registered voters. From 173 million registered voters in the first general election in 1951-52, the number this time has shot up to 814 million voters, which is more than the electorates of the United States … Continued

No Change In Proportion Of Women Voters In 40 Years

  Women in India have much less say in voting outcomes than we would expect. The question is not how many women come out to vote but how many are even registered as voters. Shockingly, the proportion of women in the voters’ list is at the same level that it was in 1971, when the gender … Continued