In ‘The Poll’ players take control of the affairs of a political party: manages their finances, their policy stand and decide which seats to contest in the run-up to the General Election. Each player must draft an all-inclusive manifesto to fight for constituencies all over the country, make promises through arguments and choose which campaign strategies to employ in order to maximize their vote share, with the ultimate aim to win the majority of seats in the Lok Sabha.
The objective of the game is to form the government by winning the majority of the seats in the Lok Sabha or Parliament of India. This is done by winning the constituencies that send the maximum number of your MPs to Parliament.
Received well both Internationally as well as in India, the game was covered in over fifty publications including BBC, CNN, Vice News and the Diplomat.
Over 2019 and 2020, the team played with over 7500 players, with competitions held in IIM Bangalore, Somaiya College, Mumbai and others.