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SUPERSIZE me!

Spread over 500 geographically dispersed areas, employing 6.5 million and conducted over 4 weeks – this project beats ‘em all : Elections in the largest democracy in the world.

As Shashi Tharoor writes, ” Elections are an enduring spectacle of a free India.” With 300 parties in the fray, there is going to be a lot of drama, politics, coercion and “errors”. In spite of all of that, pulling off this gargantuan project successfully requires mammoth effort – A huge hat tip to the Election commission of India.

More info at the Reuters coverage site: Reuters India Election coverage