It is the poor who take the time to line up in the hot sun, believing that their votes will make a difference, whereas more privileged voters, knowing that their views and numbers will do little to influence the outcome, have been staying at home. 

  • This monologue on 'the truths of womanhood' by Indian actress Kalki Koechlin is making waves in India (you might remember her from the ‘Rape? It’s your fault’ campaign I linked to last year):