TIME India

India’s Elections: Snapshots From the World’s Biggest Vote

Voting in India’s general elections concluded on May 12, five weeks after the first ballots were cast. Some 550 million people—equating to a record turnout of over 66%—voted in what was the biggest exercise in democracy on the planet. Results are due on May 16, with exit polls pointing to a victory for an alliance led by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party.

Photographs by Kevin Frayer—Getty Images

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