Express 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. 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.

Episode 3 November 7, 2018

Who are the main voter groups in Chhattisgarh and who will they vote for?

After establishing Chhattisgarh’s political history and discussing its main players, we’re diving into who the main voter groups in the state are and the issues that push them to vote. Joining us is Sanjay Kumar, Director of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies which undertakes Lokniti Mood of the Nation surveys among many other things. Then, our Chhattisgarh correspondent Dipankar Ghose answers pressing questions – which party’s voter base is the JCC(J)-BSP-CPI alliance going to cut into and how will it affect the 2019 elections?

Who are the main voter groups in Chhattisgarh and who will they vote for?After establishing Chhattisgarh's political history and discussing its main players, we're diving into who the main voter groups in the state are and the issues that push them to vote. Joining us is Sanjay Kumar, Director of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies which undertakes Lokniti Mood of the Nation surveys among many other things. Then, our Chhattisgarh correspondent Dipankar Ghose answers pressing questions - which party's voter base is the JCC(J)-BSP-CPI alliance going to cut into and how will it affect the 2019 elections?