Picture News April 9, 2019

Patna, India, April 9 – An electoral official demonstrates the functioning of an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during a training programme, ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Patna. The 2019 Indian general election is scheduled to be held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. Photo courtesy of PTI Photo
Caracas, Venezuela, April 9 – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, right, and his wife Cilia Flores, wave to supporters gathering at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. Rival political factions are taking the streets across Venezuela in a mounting struggle for control of the crisis-wracked nation recently hit by crippling blackouts. Photo courtesy of PTI Photo