India's Election: Six Weeks Long, 814 Million Potential Voters

Narendra Modi, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, attends an April 5 rally in Gandhinagar, India. Modi, a Hindu nationalist, is seen as a strong contender to become the next prime minister, though critics say his policies would divide the country's Hindus and Muslims.
Narendra Modi, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, attends an April 5 rally in Gandhinagar, India. Modi, a Hindu nationalist, is seen as a strong contender to become the next prime minister, though critics say his policies would divide the country's Hindus and Muslims.