In an Indian forest where lions outnumber humans, a place to vote

April 14, 2014
April 14, 2014

One: the number of polling stations that the Indian government set up 20 miles inside Gujarat’s Gir Forest National Park, famous as a home to Asiatic lions. The station is there for a single voter—a priest who lives at a pilgrimage spot inside the sanctuary and is the caretaker of an ancient Shiva temple.

Source: How India Lives, a company founded by journalists, which seeks to increase the access to and search of public data in India. More statistics on the largest election in history here.

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