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Elections 2024: India's women show up for democracy

Published on Apr 19, 2024 06:39 PM IST

Here's looking at women from across India, who facilitated and voted on day one of the Lok Sabha elections.

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A Deori tribal woman shows the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote in Jorhat, Assam.(Anupam Nath / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Deori tribal woman shows the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote in Jorhat, Assam.(Anupam Nath / AP)

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Women arrive to cast their votes in Chedema village, in the northeastern state of Nagaland.(Yirmiyan Arthur / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women arrive to cast their votes in Chedema village, in the northeastern state of Nagaland.(Yirmiyan Arthur / AP)

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A meal of meat and lentils cook over an open fire, meant for polling officers on the eve of polling on Thursday, in Chedema village, Nagaland.(Yirmiyan Arthur / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A meal of meat and lentils cook over an open fire, meant for polling officers on the eve of polling on Thursday, in Chedema village, Nagaland.(Yirmiyan Arthur / AP)

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Presiding Officer Neichutuonuo Yhome, 27, seen carrying an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) towards her polling station on the eve of polls, in Kohima, Nagaland.(Yirmiyan Arthur / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Presiding Officer Neichutuonuo Yhome, 27, seen carrying an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) towards her polling station on the eve of polls, in Kohima, Nagaland.(Yirmiyan Arthur / AP)

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An elderly woman waits to cast her vote in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. (Altaf Qadri / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An elderly woman waits to cast her vote in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. (Altaf Qadri / AP)

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Lavinia Synrem, 22, a first-time voter, outside her house in Nongriat village, the location of a remote polling station, on Thursday, in Shillong, Meghalaya.(Adnan Abidi / Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lavinia Synrem, 22, a first-time voter, outside her house in Nongriat village, the location of a remote polling station, on Thursday, in Shillong, Meghalaya.(Adnan Abidi / Reuters)

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Women show their inked finger after casting their vote at a polling station, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.(R. Satish Babu / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women show their inked finger after casting their vote at a polling station, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.(R. Satish Babu / AFP)

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A first-time voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote in Chamoli, Uttarakhand.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A first-time voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote in Chamoli, Uttarakhand.(PTI)

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People who were relocated from Gangutia Basti, leave in a bus after casting their votes at a polling station inside Buxa Tiger Reserve forest in Alipurduar district, West Bengal.(Sahiba Chawdhary / Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People who were relocated from Gangutia Basti, leave in a bus after casting their votes at a polling station inside Buxa Tiger Reserve forest in Alipurduar district, West Bengal.(Sahiba Chawdhary / Reuters)

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Deori tribal women move to a traditional Deori hut after casting their vote in Jorhat, Assam.(Anupam Nath / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Deori tribal women move to a traditional Deori hut after casting their vote in Jorhat, Assam.(Anupam Nath / AP)

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An elderly woman with the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote at a women-only booth in Doda district, UT of Jammu and Kashmir.(Channi Anand / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An elderly woman with the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote at a women-only booth in Doda district, UT of Jammu and Kashmir.(Channi Anand / AP)

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A voter carrying her child shows her finger marked with ink after casting her vote, in Meghalaya.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A voter carrying her child shows her finger marked with ink after casting her vote, in Meghalaya.(PTI)

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A newly-wed woman casts her vote in Barwara, Jaipur, Rajasthan.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A newly-wed woman casts her vote in Barwara, Jaipur, Rajasthan.(PTI)

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Women from the Baiga tribe show their fingers marked with ink after casting their votes in Dindori district, Madhya Pradesh. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women from the Baiga tribe show their fingers marked with ink after casting their votes in Dindori district, Madhya Pradesh. (PTI)

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A woman from the Toto tribe, carrying her daughter, gets her name checked in a voters list at a polling station in Alipurduar district, West Bengal.(Sahiba Chawdhary / Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman from the Toto tribe, carrying her daughter, gets her name checked in a voters list at a polling station in Alipurduar district, West Bengal.(Sahiba Chawdhary / Reuters)

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