Tolerance, according to Shriparna Chaherji, a 22-year-old arts student in New Delhi, first opens the election.
The vote will take place in seven stages across the country, from April 11 to May 19, with the announced result on May 23. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government, which came into power at the last general election in 2014, fought the challenge led by the party of the secular opposition party
(BJP) demanding a record 282 seats in the national parliament five years ago. Critics blame his party for promoting religious polarization in order to attract support from the Hindu majority in the country. "With this government, I feel that this is a very heated policy based on religion and caste," Chaungji told CNN.
She has not yet decided who to support but wants to see change in an increasingly toxic political climate.
"It has become a very solid right wing and a one-colored opinion." If I had to vote for someone, I would like to accept acceptance in terms of differences in the views of the current political party
Secularism against Hindu Nationalism
Utsav Vassudeva, a 22-year-old law student in the southern city of Bengaluru, says that BDP "has done a very good job," but he is
"Every time that happens is chaotic about the system, that one thing that Congress is about secularism that the BDP does not do, "he said.