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Indian Election Manifestos Simplified using Wordle

Wordle is a smart little Java based on-line service that creates tag clouds based on usage frequency of words in a text document or a website.

I ran Wordle on 15th Lok Sabha Elections(2009) Manifestos of the three biggest Indian political parties and here's what I got:



Based on 31 page Manifesto of Communist Party of India (Marxist)


Based on BJP's 2009 election manifesto.


Based on election manifesto of the Indian National Congress

2 comments:

  1. The Congress seems to be too full of itself.

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  2. yes, thanks to lot of sentences that go like this - Indian National Congress nay yeh kriya, Indian National Congress nay woh kriya, magar yeh kabhi nahi kirya .While BJP in its carefully crafted manifesto seems to be promising everything under the sun (even talking a lot about sports)and these promises are meant for everyone (no mention of Hindu).
    Good old CPI(M) seems to be sticking to words from its limited vocabulary. Also, they seem to be the only ones talking about Muslims and Manmohan a lot.

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