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What the youngest and oldest voters expect from the Gujarat election

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While young voters hope to leave behind ideas of political affiliation, the oldest are still determined to exercise their democratic right.

As Gujarat goes to the polls, ThePrint spoke to voters at both ends of the spectrum: the youngest generation of voters, some of whom are voting for the first time, and the oldest set.

The young voters—picked at random from colleges across Vadodara’s prestigious MS University—talk about their aspirations, what they expect from the government and what determines their voting preferences.

Those aged over 100 have been both participants and spectators of elections for decades. They’ve seen politics evolve, election campaigns and discourses change. They talk about their voting preferences and why they pick a particular political party.

Meet some of the youngest and oldest voters of Gujarat:

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