Deakin University » Communities »

A view to lead India: who are the candidates?

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

India will go to the polls from April 5 to May 12 to choose between three party leaders for its next prime minister. The first is a seasoned politician and three-time chief minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP, or Indian People’s Party) Narendra Modi. The second is a youth icon without experience in governance, Indian National Congress’ Rahul Gandhi. Finally, there is a former bureaucrat and utopian visionary who resigned from the post of chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal.

The main party players

The battle to form government is between party alliances: theUnited Progressive Alliance led by Congress, the National Democratic Alliance led by BJP, the Third Front led by the Communist parties, and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

READ FULL PIECE HERE 

 

Your rating: None Average: 5 (2 votes)