#AceWorldNews says that India’s parliamentary election will start on April 7, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday.
The race will pit BJP leader Narendra Modi against the unpopular Nehru-Gandhi family’s ruling Congress party, Reuters reported.
Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said 814 million people will be eligible to vote, a number larger than the population of Europe.
This makes the voting the biggest election the world has ever seen.
Results are due to be announced on May 16.