Corruption and economic growth top issues in Indian election

Citizens line up to cast their vote in New Delhi. AAP

Since Monday the Indian people have been voting in the largest elections the world has ever seen. So far things have gone smoothly as 815 million people are expected to turn out at polling stations all over India for the next five weeks.

Here, Professor Amitabh Mattoo, international relations scholar from Jawaharlal Nehru University, discusses current voter sentiment, the latest scandals, and what’s likely to happen when the numbers roll in on May 16.