Braving forests, deserts and swamps, India’s election workers bring democracy to the most remote places
Over 900 million people are eligible to vote in India's general election this month, the world's biggest exercise in democracy. To reach all those voters, poll workers have to canoe through crocodile-infested waters, hike over mountains, and traverse punishing deserts. After a monthlong process of gathering votes, the votes will be counted in a few hours, and a new parliament will be elected. Plus, learn the English phrase "to get into gear."