Do political leaders in India threaten voters?

Monday, 21 April 2014 - 1:09pm IST | Agency: Zee News Bureau

Do political leaders in India threaten voters? Statements by politicians such as vote for us or your water supply would be cut off or if you do not vote for us, we will ensure fresh graduates will remain unemployed are statements voters in rural India are getting used to.

Political leaders of top parties open up on this issue and defend the statements made by their seniors. A few admit having erred while a few other manipulate the statements made and say that the true meaning of the statements have been misinterpreted by the media.

Should vote-threats to the public continue from the politicians' end ? Or should the politicians be held for the statements they make ? Here's a look at how much can the politicians stoop to woo voters.