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Will urban outrage over environmental apathy reflect in voting?

Updated : March 21, 2019 04:15 PM IST

Over the past 10 years, many Indian cities have witnessed citizen activism towards environmental issues like air pollution, poor waste management, felling of trees and water scarcity.
Though environmental issues are now part of election manifestos of various political parties, experts believe they are far from shaping voting preferences of urban citizens
In the 2019 parliamentary elections, about 200 of the total 543 Lok Sabha seats fall in the urban and semi-urban areas.
Will urban outrage over environmental apathy reflect in voting?

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