Punjab Elections: How religious sects influence voters in assembly seats
In Punjab, one force that exert a significant influence on voters are religious sects & deras. With sheer number of following, religious sects & deras can swing elections in any direction. As elections come near, politicians line up at the ‘deras’ to seek blessings; while some sects remain apolitical, many aren’t. Watch the full video to find out who are the prominent sects & where they stand on the political spectrum.