With more than 800 million eligible voters, India's 2014 elections are set to be the biggest ever. As previously discussed, more than a thousand political parties will contest the poll across 930,000 voting booths.
Below is a handy reference map and selection of key dates to help you conceptualise this most large-scale of electoral contests.
All data has been taken from the Election Comission of India's 'General Elections to Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim'.
You can download the full report here.
The electoral terrain
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