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Printing Business Sees Surge as Poll Fever Grips the Nation

India | Associated Press | March 31, 2019, 12:18 am
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 As India gears up for general elections, printing business is seeing a surge as parties throng them for promotional activities. From printing party flags to face masks of influential leaders, political parties are leaving no stone unturned to woo voters. The shops are filled with loads of promotional materials that tend to attract the locals as they prep themselves to cast their vote in the world's largest democracy. From rallies, road shows to car stickers and wall posters, political parties will be seen making the most with these materials.<br /><br />A child of an Indian worker plays amidst election campaign material of India's main opposition Congress party for upcoming elections in Ahmedabad. India's national election will be held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, 2019. (Image: AP)

As India gears up for general elections, printing business is seeing a surge as parties throng them for promotional activities. From printing party flags to face masks of influential leaders, political parties are leaving no stone unturned to woo voters. The shops are filled with loads of promotional materials that tend to attract the locals as they prep themselves to cast their vote in the world's largest democracy. From rallies, road shows to car stickers and wall posters, political parties will be seen making the most with these materials.

A child of an Indian worker plays amidst election campaign material of India's main opposition Congress party for upcoming elections in Ahmedabad. India's national election will be held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, 2019. (Image: AP)

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 A worker displays T-shirts with images of Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India's main opposition Congress party Chief Rahul Gandhi and logo of Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M), for sale inside a shop at a market ahead of India's general election, in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)

A worker displays T-shirts with images of Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India's main opposition Congress party Chief Rahul Gandhi and logo of Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M), for sale inside a shop at a market ahead of India's general election, in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)

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 Election posters for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are printed at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Election posters for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are printed at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Indian workers prepare election material for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Indian workers prepare election material for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Indian workers prepare election material for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Indian workers prepare election material for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Workers decorate a vehicle to be used for campaign by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), a regional political party, at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Workers decorate a vehicle to be used for campaign by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), a regional political party, at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 A customer buys a T-shirt with an image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a shop at a market ahead of India's general election, in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)

A customer buys a T-shirt with an image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a shop at a market ahead of India's general election, in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)

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 An Indian worker prepares election campaign material for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of elections in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

An Indian worker prepares election campaign material for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of elections in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 Indian workers prepare election campaigning vehicles for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Indian workers prepare election campaigning vehicles for India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a workshop in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers prepare to distribute election campaign material in Jammu. (Image: AP)

India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers prepare to distribute election campaign material in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 A worker prepares election campaign material for Indian political parties ahead of elections in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

A worker prepares election campaign material for Indian political parties ahead of elections in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 An activist of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) holds a photograph of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as she participates in an election campaign rally in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

An activist of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) holds a photograph of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as she participates in an election campaign rally in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 A supporter of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) holds a cutout of party president Amit Shah with the party symbol during a public rally in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

A supporter of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) holds a cutout of party president Amit Shah with the party symbol during a public rally in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 A member of India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prepares to distribute election campaign material in Jammu. (Image: AP)

A member of India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prepares to distribute election campaign material in Jammu. (Image: AP)

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 An activist of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing the mask of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dances during an election campaign rally in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

An activist of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing the mask of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dances during an election campaign rally in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Indian workers prepare election campaign material for political parties ahead of elections in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

Indian workers prepare election campaign material for political parties ahead of elections in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 A supporter of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing the mask of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flashes a victory sign as he participates in an election campaign rally in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

A supporter of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing the mask of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flashes a victory sign as he participates in an election campaign rally in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 An Indian worker prepares election campaign material for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of elections in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

An Indian worker prepares election campaign material for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of elections in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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