Today Google Doodle in India Marks the start of Lok Sabha Election 2019

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Google today marked the beginning of the general elections in India with a doodle that featured an inked finger, which when clicked navigate users to a page explaining the voting procedure.

The interactive doodle page explains information to help first-time voters in the country.

Ninety-one Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states and two Union Territories were voting in the first phase on Thursday.

The Google doodle explained the voting process at a polling booth with several details such as:

*First polling official will check your name on the voter list and check your ID proof

*Second polling official will ink your finger, give you a slip and take your signature on a register (Form 17A)

*You will have to deposit the slip at the third polling official and show your inked finger and then proceed to the polling booth

*Record your vote by pressing the ballot button opposite the symbol of the candidate of your choice on the EVM; You will hear a beep sound

*Check the slip that appears in the transparent window of the VVPAT machine. The slip with the Candidate serial No., Name and Symbol shall be visible for 7 seconds before it drops in the sealed VVPAT box

*You can press NOTA, None of the Above if you don’t like any candidate; it’s the last button on the EVM.

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