India holds world’s largest general election with nearly 1 billion voters

It ends this Saturday (1st) India, The world’s largest general election, with almost one Arab voters. The vote went on six weeksSince the country is divided into 543 districts, elections are held on different dates in each region.

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The counting of results will only end next Tuesday (4), but the current Prime Minister, Narendra ModiHe is the favourite to lead the country for the third consecutive time.

led the coalition Bharatiya Janata Party According to the exit poll released by the channel, the party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to win more than 350 seats in the lower house of Parliament. NDTV. 272 ​​is needed for a simple majority.

Nearly one billion people were able to vote in the seven-phase elections that began on April 19.

The Election Commission will count the votes on June 4, with results expected the same day. A win by Modi, 73, will make him the second prime minister to win three consecutive terms after independence leader Jawaharlal Nehru.

Modi began his re-election campaign focusing on the achievements of the past ten years, but immediately began targeting the Congress in particular, accusing it of favouring India’s Muslim minority, which the opposition party denies.

According to surveys, unemployment and inflation are the main concerns of voters in the Hindu-majority country of 1.4 billion people.

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