And it's not just the candidates and campaigners who should be preparing, voters should be equally ready.
As part of the preparation, all eligible citizens must apply for a Voter ID card, if they don't have one.
Here's your step-by-step guide on how to apply for a Voter ID online.
Who can apply?
All Indian citizens who have attained the minimum legal age of 18 years, can apply for a Voter ID card. The applicant must be of sound mind, free of any criminal charges, and should not be facing financial bankruptcy.
Documents needed for Voter ID card application
For a new Voter ID card application, following documents are required: