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1. What is PPL?
PPL is a website application developed by News Arena India that allows users to sign in and make predictions about the 2024 Lok Sabha elections in India.
2. How does PPL work?
PPL allows participants to make predictions about the winning coalition, number of seats, and the Prime Ministerial candidate for five different states in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
3. What is the purpose of PPL?
PPL aims to allow users to showcase their understanding of the polls and exercise their analytical ability by predicting election results from their homes or offices.
4. What information do users need to provide in their predictions?
Users need to predict the winning coalition (e.g., BJP-led NDA, Congress-led INDIA), the number of seats won by each coalition, and the Prime Ministerial candidate for each state.
5. How will PPL evaluate the predictions?
PPL will evaluate the predictions based on the accuracy of the winning coalition, the number of seats predicted correctly, and the accuracy of the Prime Ministerial candidate. Additionally, users must accurately predict the ranking of parties or coalitions in each state to win for that state.
6. Will my predictions be anonymous?
Yes, predictions made by users will be anonymous, ensuring privacy and impartiality in the prediction process.
7. Can I view my predictions after submitting them?
Users can only view their predictions on their profile, maintaining confidentiality and security of their predictions.
8. How can I register to participate in PPL?
To participate in PPL, users must first register by signing up using their mobile number and filling in their personal information.
9. How many states do I need to predict to be eligible for scoring?
Users must make predictions for at least five different states to be eligible for scoring.
10. What is the ranking prediction requirement for each state?
For each state, users must predict the correct ranking of parties or coalitions, including the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions. If the entire ranking for a constituency is correct, the user wins for that state.
11. Will there be rewards for winners?
Yes, winners will receive attractive gifts based on their performance in the predictions.
12. Can I provide feedback on the app's functionality?
Yes, users are encouraged to provide feedback on the app's functionality and their experience with making predictions, which will help improve future iterations of PPL.
13. Is there a fee to enter the PPL?
No, there is no fee for participating in PPL.
14. Is PPL Online Real Money Game as per the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (“Intermediary Guidelines”).
As per Intermediary Guidelines, online real money game means an online game where a user makes a deposit in cash or kind with the expectation of earning winnings on that deposit. Since, the participation does not require any deposit from the users; PPL does not fall in the category of Online Real Money Game.
15. Is PPL a Game of Skill or Game of Chance?
Winning in PPL predominantly depends on participant’s superior knowledge of politics and current affairs, attention, experience and adroitness in predicting the outcomes in PPL (“Game of Skill”). Games of Skill under Indian Law are excluded from the ambit of gambling legislations including the Public Gambling Act of 1867 and other state legislations.
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