Last week, Google launched a new site called India Elections Centre about India’s 15th General Election 2009. The title of the site is Lok Sabha Elections – Be an Informed Voter!

Read what they said about the launch of this useful site:

“At Google, we believe information is fundamentally empowering. While all of our technologies demonstrate a commitment to this guiding principle, information is especially important when a society comes together to participate in democratic elections. Beginning ten days from today, more than 700 million eligible voters in India will over the course of four weeks have the opportunity to participate in the largest democratic event in human history — India’s 15th general election[more..]“

People from across India can use the Centre to do the following:

  • Confirm their voter registration status
  • Discover their polling location
  • View their constituency on a map
  • Consume relevant election-related news, blogs, videos, and quotations
  • Evaluate the status of development in their constituency across a range of indicators
  • Learn about the background of their Member of Parliament and this year’s candidates

VISIT: The site is available in English and Hindi languages.

Source: Google BlogGoogle India Blog