E28 : India's First Elections

A Century Of Stories

Feb 19 2024 • 8 mins

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In this episode, join me, Kunal Vijayakar, as we journey back to a pivotal moment in India's democratic history. On the 25th of October 1951, in the serene village of Kalpa, formerly known as Chini gaon, the first elections of independent India unfolded amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh.

Join us as we delve into the meticulous preparations, the spirited campaigns, and the profound impact of the first elections that laid the foundation for the world's largest democracy. Don't miss out on this insightful exploration of India's democratic journey!

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