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Blast From The Past: India’s First General Election. See Pics

New Delhi: India has come a long way after getting its Independence in 1947. From a poor country, India has become one of the biggest economies of the world. One of the biggest reasons for the country’s progress is its commitment to democracy which is nurtured by free and fair elections, ever since the country voted for the first time in 1951. India had become a republic on January 26, 1950. India’s first polls were held from 25 October 1951 to 21 February 1952. A large number of women had participated in the first elections (File) 1849 candidates had […]

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