To many, India might seem like an anarchy with its blatant disregard for rules and lack of civic sense. However, the backbone of any democracy – universal suffrage for all adult citizens – is alive and kicking in the country. That we can still choose our leaders and that these leaders do make way for new ones are indications enough that democracy is functioning in the country, even if its citizens are seemingly lawless.
YOU control the government
This short video presentation explains how we citizens control those in power
Indian elections: a mammoth democratic exercise
Behind-the-scenes of the 2004 and 2009 elections that saw some radical changes in the election process
Apply for your voter’s ID
If you’re confused about how to obtain your voter’s ID, this video should help you out.