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Image: Google Doodle marking Indian general election……Polling officials carry Electronic Voting Machines in Hyderabad.
 
 
Biggest democratic elections in the world get underway today

April 11 2019: The voting for the first phase of India's  General Elections-2019 to elect people’s representatives for the 17thLok Sabha gets underway today. With 900 million eligible voters across the country, this is the largest election  in the world.  Google has put up a doodle on its main search page to mark the event.
Today, 91 Lok Sabha seats are in the fray, spread over 20 states and Union Territories. The voters include 41 Great Nicobarese tribes of Strait Islands, 65 Onge tribes at Hut Bay and approximately 100 Shompen tribes of Campbell Bay.
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We feature a non partisan song on Indian Elections by famed single Chithra in our techvideo spot on the home page for a few days. It is created by Indiavideodotorg. here
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In Arunachal Pradesh in the North Eas you have a polling Station with least number of electors: Malogam Temporary Structure in Malogam Village under 45-Hayuliang (ST) Assembly Constituency: 1 - Only One female voter.
Polling Station No. 18-Luguthang under 3-Mukto (ST) Assembly Constituency is the Highest Polling Station located at an altitude of about 13,583 feet.
Mizoram holds a unique feature among the parliamentary constituencies with 100% voters having Elector Photo Identity Cards (EPIC).
For the first time, BRAILE Voter id card-EPIC makes debut in Meghalaya with BRAILE EPIC issued for usage of visually impaired
Live Webcasting arrangements  have been made in Bihar, at 350 polling booths in the first phase of general elections to ensure free and fair polls.