Follow The World's Largest Vote In Stunning Instagrams

05/13/2014 11:18 am ET | Updated May 13, 2014

Millions of Indians headed to the polls on Monday as the country entered the final phase of its record national election. India's 814 million eligible voters cast their votes over a period of six weeks and exit polls suggest a win for the candidate of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, Narendra Modi. Results are expected on Friday.

Whether in India's mountainous north or on the beaches in the south, photographers across the country have set out to document the vote. Some of them united through Scroll_In, a collaborative Instagram feed that collects images from votes and political rallies across the nation.

Take a look at some of the gorgeous photos below, and head to Scroll_In's Instagram page for more pictures.


Balancing atop a road divider, musicians from Munna band, oldest brass and wedding band of Benares (Varanasi) wait for the remaining participants of Rahul Gandhi's roadshow to pass by. The band was employed by the Congress party to entertain their supporters on the last day of campaigning in the general elections as the last 41 constituencies including Benares go to polls day after. #loksabha2014 #india #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections #congress #munna #band. Photo by @ravimishraindia


India's First Voter - Flashing his inked finger, dressed in traditional gear, Shyam Saran Negi poses for photographs outside the polling booth at Kalpa Primary School. Negi, a ninety seven year old former schoolteacher of the same school, holds the unique distinction of being India's first voter since he was the first citizen to vote in the Indian Republic's inaugural election of 1951. #india #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections #loksabha2014 #kalpa #himachalpradesh. Photo by @arkadripta1


Laxman Soren and his wife walk across a bamboo bridge installed over an inlet of the Subarnarekha river. Despite the long walk to the polling station, Soren is mildly happy the elections weren't scheduled for the monsoons as the river swells and blocks out their village, Kanthi, from the rest of the mainland. #india #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections #westbengal. Photo by @soumyasankarbose


Polling officials carrying electronic voting machines prepare to board designated buses to their respective booths at a distribution centre in Seethammadhara, #Visakhapatnam, #AndhraPradesh. #Loksabha2014 #ScrollElections #IndiaVotes #IndiaElections. Photo by @harshavadlamani


Dispatches from Lalgarh - 34yrs old Chaya Sarder is one of the many who has not been able to vote for the last 10years due to political instability and violence in Lalharh. After almost a decade Lalgarh will witness polls on the 7th of May in the second last phase of the general elections. #Midnapore #WestBengal #india #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections. Photo by @soumyasankarbose


Supporters of Trinamool Congress Party wait for Mamata Banerjee to arrive at an election rally in Sonarpore. #loksabha2014 #tmc#india #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections. Photo by @soumyasankarbose


Manjulaben Bhatt was the first one to arrive at BJP candidate Vinod Chawda's public meeting in Anjaar at 5pm to get a good seat. Photographed an hour later she was the only spectator as the candidate was running late for the meeting which was to start at 6pm. It's 7pm now and she is now joined by a trickle of spectators but there's no sign of their candidate. #loksabha2014 #india #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections #bjp #kutch #bhuj #anjaar


Forty year old Samir Mukherjee begins to wrap up his sound system after the end of TMC chief Mamata Banerjee's election rally in Sonarpore. Samir has been working in the sound business with his brother since the last 15 years and has provided sound equipment to more than 100 rallies of several political parties. #sonarpore #westbengal #india #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections #tmc. Photo by @soumyasankarbose


Volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party remove their party posters off the city walls as part of a cleanliness drive post the polls in Assam. panbazar#guwahati#Assam#LokSabha2014#Scrollelections#Indiavotes. Photo by @Arkadripta1 #indiaelections


Narendra Nath Dubey Adig, an independent candidate from Varanasi rides alone on a boat to go from one side of the Ganga to the other to campaign. An advocate by profession, Narendra has been contesting every election for the past 4 decades and first stood as a candidate in the year 1984. He claims he stopped counting his age once he turned 22 but stated 44 in the nomination form for the current general elections. Besides being famous for his infectious laughter, Narendra is equally infamous for setting afire a copy of the Indian Constitution in 1987 outside Varanasi High Court in protest of the English language #loksabha2014 #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections #uttarpradesh #varanasi #benares #india #narendra. Photo by @ravissahani


People queued up to vote at a polling station in Baba Nagri area in Kangan, some 50 km from Srinagar, Kashmir during the third last phase of polling in the ongoing general elections. #loksabha2014 #india #indiapolls #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections #kashmir #srinagar. Photo by @shahjaveed


Latergram from yesterday - Silhouetted against a cloud of dust, a boy holds on to a Bharatiya Janata Party flag at a public meeting chaired by Narendra Modi at Polo Ground, Vadodara , Gujarat. #loksabha2014 #india #indiavotes #indiaelections #scrollelections #vadodara #baroda #bjp #namo. Photo by @baldie_ak


Group of men from Dhubri district of #Assam await the arrival of their relatives coming home for casting vote on an abandoned aircraft staircase outside #Guwahati #Airport. #Loksabha2014 #scrollelections #indiavotes #india #northeast Photo by@Arkadripta1 #indiaelections

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