India election 2019: Oldest voter explains why it’s important to vote


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Millions of people across 20 states and union territories will cast their votes in 91 constituencies in the India elections.

The seven-phase vote to elect a new lower house of parliament will continue until 19 May. Counting day is 23 May.

Shyam Saran Negi is 102 and lives in Kalpa, deep in the Himalayas bordering China.

He has been voting since the first election in the country in 1951.

Produced by Sanjay Ganguly, Rajini Vaidyanathan and Peter Emmerson

Voting kicks off in world’s largest election.


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