For every Indian out there still sitting on the fence when it comes to voting, who are still pondering whether one vote can make a difference and if voting really does make any impact, here’s a story that will humble you and inspire you at the same time. Meet Mr. Shyam Negi. At 97 years old, he’s Independent India’s first ever voter and has been voting since 1951. Through political scandals, national uprisings and corrupt governments, this man never lost his faith in democracy and has been exercising his right to vote for over 60 years now. Our vote goes to this man & his faith in democracy.