India election: Economic policies explained
9 April 2014 Last updated at 02:25 BST
India's election is underway and the economy is an important issue among voters as there has been a sharp slowdown in growth in recent years.
The latest figures, for the three months to December, showed the economy growing at an annual rate of 4.7%, down from 4.8% in the previous quarter.
Just two years ago the economy was growing at an annual rate of nearly 8%.
So what are the major political parties planning to reverse that decline?
The BBC's Shilpa Kannan has been finding out.