This article explains why the rest of the world should watch India's elections. Apparently, it has population implications. It might help or hurt metro/inner city families who live in poor income areas.
The Spread of English: MAP 10 -- English in India -- The British East India Company brought English to the Indian subcontinent in the 17th century, and the period of British colonialism established English as the governing language. It still is, in part due to India's incredible linguistic diversity. But languages from India contributed to English, too: shampoo, pajamas, bungalow, bangle, and cash all come from Indian languages. Maps of India