Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Indian hermit gets his very own ballot-box to cast his vote!!!

Only one of India's 714 million eligible voters can be sure he will not have to queue up to vote in elections that start this 

Bharatdas Darshandas knows there will be no wait because he has his very own ballot box. 

The Hindu priest lives a life of solitude in a lion sanctuary in a remote corner of Gujarat, but he is determined to have his say on who governs the country after the nationwide polls close on May 13.

It is not easy enabling Darshandas to exercise his democratic right, with three polling officials and two police men lugging an electronic voting machine over a river and sand dunes that cars cannot cross. More...

See also:

  1. Civics students in India will get bonus marks if their parents vote!!!
  2. Indian political party promises ban on English and computers if elected!!!
  3. Politicians in India are promising gold and cost-free weddings to get elected!!!

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