In six months, India holds general elections. Before that, five states hold Assembly elections. The Indian Express brings you a podcast that peels back the layers of political mudslinging and campaign rhetoric to cover everything you need to know about India voting. Over the next six months, Express Elections will equip you with expert analysis and commentary on the significant events and players, an assessment of where the current government stands, and an understanding of the electoral process in India.
For the last episode of our Chhattisgarh election coverage, correspondent Dipankar Ghose explains why despite a narrow a margin, the Congress hasn't won in the state for the last three elections.
Sanjay Kumar (CSDS) helps us explore the main voter groups in Chhattisgarh and their political affiliations. Dipankar Ghose explains who the JCC(J)-BSP-CPI alliance is going to hurt and what it means for the 2019 elections.
To kick off our Express Elections coverage we discuss Chhattisgarh's political history, what a typical voter seems like and the BJP vs Congress fight in the state.