General election 2014 - Spirit India
By constitutional requirement, elections to the Lok Sabha must be held at most every five years or whenever parliament is dissolved by the president.
The election will be organised by the Election Commission of India (ECI) and are normally held in multiple phases, to better handle the large electoral base and security concerns.
The general election 2014 will be held in nine phases, the longest election in the country’s history, from 7 April to 12 May 2014 to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha in India.
Voting will take place in all 543 parliamentary constituencies of India to elect Members of Parliament in the Lok Sabha.
The result of this election will be declared on 16 May 14, before the 15th Lok Sabha completes its constitutional mandate on 31 May 2014.