Bhavya & Nikhila have plenty to smile. Do you?

Firsttime voters Bhavya and Nikhila proudly show off the evidence of dipping their hands in the ink-pond of democracy at a polling booth in Malleshwaram in Bangalore on Sunday. The so-called knowledge capital of the country, allegedly swelling with literate, educated masses, again showed scant interest or involvement in the civic body elections with barely one in two casting their vote.

Photograph: Karnataka Photo News

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