Thursday, April 16, 2009

First phase of Elections-09

Here's the picture -- along with the caption -- accompanying the lead story in The Hindu today.

RISKY VENTURE: Officials taking electronic voting machines to Killomkota, an interior area about 150 km from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, on Wednesday. The area is a Maoist stronghold and to cover a distance of 10 km from Kodimamidi to Killomkota, it takes an hour and half due to the rough terrain and crossing of two streams. Maoists have called for poll boycott.