23 April 2014

On The Line: Indian Elections 2014

A discussion of Current Events from the Voice of America

The world's largest democracy is going to the polls this month when more than 800 million registered voters will elect 543 members of parliament. Voting started on April 7th and will last till May 12th.  The results will be declared on May 16th. What will the next Indian government look like, both for India and the world?   Ayesha Tanzeem talks to Walter Anderson, Director of Asia Studies Program at John Hopkins University and Dr. Gareth Price, Senior Research Fellow, Asia Program, Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs,10 St James's Square, London.