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Indian Youth Increase Involvement in 2014 Polls

In India, an estimated 120 million first-time voters will be eligible to cast ballots in elections starting next month. In one of the world’s youngest countries, those under 25 are increasing their political involvement as they seek to turn the spotlight on issues critical to them - jobs and development. In 2011, Sanjay Kharwar, an engineering student at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, squatted in a public park in the heart of the capital along with tens of...

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