A Scene Outside The Election Booth
On the day of the election, numerous booths are set up in a constituency. Heavy security arrangements are made to ensure smooth and peaceful polling. Since early morning people start queuing up before the polling booth Men and women stand in separate rows. These queues are a beautiful sight. All the voters are colorfully dressed. People belonging to all age groups come to cast their votes. Young girls and boys who have come for the first time to cast their votes are both nervous and excited.
About a hundred meters from the polling booth are the tents of Various political parties. In these tents, their workers prepare and issue the slips bearing the name and the number of the voter. People come to these tents and take their slips and go away. The whole area wears a festive look. There are colorful banners and posters all over the place. Policemen can be seen keeping a watchful eye on the voters and political workers. There are many groups of people standing away from each other and discussing politics and the chances of the candidates. Children who accompany their parents to the polling booth can be seen running around. There are many hawkers selling water and other refreshments to the voters and officials.