Corruption and economic growth top issues in Indian election
Friday, Apr 11, 2014, 05:21 AM | Source: The Conversation
By Amitabh Mattoo
Corruption and economic growth top issues in Indian electionAmitabh Mattoo, University of Melbourne
Since Monday the Indian people have been voting in the largest elections the world has ever seen. So far things have gone smoothly as 815 million people are expected to turn out at polling stations all over India for the next five weeks.
Here, Professor Amitabh Mattoo, international relations scholar from Jawaharlal Nehru University, discusses current voter sentiment, the latest scandals, and what's likely to happen when the numbers roll in on May 16.