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India to go to polls from April 11; tension with Pakistan seen boosting Modi

Published: March 13, 2019

STORY: India will hold a general election in seven stages starting on April 11, the election commission said on Sunday, in what will be the world’s biggest democratic exercise with Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to benefit from tension with Pakistan.

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora told reporters that about 900 million voters would be eligible for the polls, about 15 million between the ages of 18 and 19 years.

The elections would be staggered over several weeks beginning April 11 and ending on May 19.

Votes will be counted on May 23, Arora said.




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