|Bangalore South Constituency Contestants, Lok Sabha 2014|
In the Bangalore South constituency, where Nandan Nilekani, former chief of the Unique Identification Authority of India, is one of the contestants, there are 21 others. 22 people in all for 1 single Lok Sabha seat. (In other words, the 'best' of these 22 contents will get elected to the lower house of the parliament.
|Nandan Nilekani, Lok Sabha 2014|
One important take-away for me, from where I am in the United States, is that it probably is very difficult for undesirable elements to enter, and succeed, in Indian politics.
Vive la démocratie!