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By Ramya Raghavan

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Starting today, India begins general election proceedings for the 15th Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India. The elections will occur over the course of one month, with final results announced on May 16th.

The Election Commission of India expects 714 million people to cast their votes this year, and in anticipation, it has uploaded a number of videos in both English and Hindi about proper election administration to its YouTube channel. For example, this video trains election officials on how to be a good presiding officer.

If you're looking for tales from the campaign trail, NDTV has been covering the Indian election season closely on YouTube for the past few months, highlighting trends like the youth vote:

And if you're still hungry for information, please visit the Google India Elections Centre for the most comprehensive information about Members of Parliament, this year's candidates, development across parliamentary constituencies, and much more.

Happy voting,

Ramya Raghavan