Result of Loksobha Election 2014

The 2014general electionis takingplace in nine phasesin India , the longestelectionin the country'shistory,from 7 April to 12 May 2014 to constitutethe 16th Lok Sabha . Voting will take place in all 543 parliamentary constituenciesof India to elect membersof parliamentin the Lok Sabha. [1] The result of thiselectionwill be declaredon 16 May, before the 15th Lok Sabha completesits constitutional mandateon 31 May 2014. [2]
Accordingto the ElectionCommissionof India , the electoralpopulationin 2014is 814.5 million, the largestin the world.[3] Thereis an increase in newly eligiblevotersof 100 million sincethe last general electionin 2009 .[4] This will be the longestand the mostexpensivegeneral election in the historyof the country,with the Election Commissionof India estimatingthatthe election will cost the exchequer₹35 billion (US$577 million), excludingthe expensesincurredfor securityand individual political parties. [5] Parties are expectedto spend₹30,500 crore (US$5 billion) in the election,accordingto the Centre for MediaStudies. This is threetimesthe amount spentin the previouselection,and is the world's secondhighestafter the US$7 billion spenton the 2012US presidential election .[6] Though unelected,incumbentPrime Minister ManmohanSinghhas ruledhimselfout as a primeministerialcandidate. [7]
By constitutionalrequirement,electionsto the
Lok Sabha mustbe held at mostevery five years or wheneverparliamentis dissolvedby the president . The previouselection , to the 15th Lok Sabha , was conductedin April–May 2009, and its termwill naturally expire on 31 May 2014. The electionis beingorganisedand conductedby the ElectionCommissionof India (ECI) and are held in multiplephases,to better handle the large electoralbaseand security concerns.
Sincethe last general electionin 2009,the 2011 Indian anti-corruptionmovementby Anna Hazare, and other similarmovesby Baba Ramdevand Arvind Kejriwal, have gathered momentumand political interest. [8] Kejriwal wenton to form a separatepolitical party of
Aam Aadmi Party in November2012. The 2012 presidentialelection , resultedin Pranab Mukherjeeof Indian NationalCongress becomingthe President. The Telangana movementfor a separateTelangana state from Andhra Pradesh also continuedwith agitations, includingthe initial centralgovernmentdecision to grantstatehoodand thenrescindit after counter-protests.Andhra politicswas further shaken followingdeath of its chiefminister,Y. S. R. Reddy. His son,Y. S. JaganmohanReddy, thenbroke from the INC and foundedthe YSR Congresstakingseveral politicianswith him.
The final sessionof parliamentstartedon 6 Februaryand endedon 21 February. Amongst the agenda in the final sessionis passingthe
The Lokpal and LokayuktasBill, 2013in tackling corruptionand the creationof Telangana.[9]