India prepares to kick off lengthy elections

More than 814 million people are set to cast their vote, picking their favourite among 1500 political parties during six weeks.

    Indians head to the polls for the general election on Monday. More than 814 million people are eligible to vote.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi on how candidates are using all forms of communication to get their message across.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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