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Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (C) receives a turban from his supporters after his appointment at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (C) receives a turban from his supporters after his appointment at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (C) receives a turban from his supporters after his appointment at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal
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Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (C) waves along with his supporters at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (C) waves along with his supporters at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (C) waves along with his supporters at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal
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Supporters of Rajnath Singh dance after Singh was elected as the new President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Supporters of Rajnath Singh dance after Singh was elected as the new President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Supporters of Rajnath Singh dance after Singh was elected as the new President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal
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Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (L) sits next to the outgoing BJP chief Nitin Gadkari during a news conference at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (L) sits next to the outgoing BJP chief Nitin Gadkari during a news conference at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi...more

Newly elected President of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh (L) sits next to the outgoing BJP chief Nitin Gadkari during a news conference at the party headquarters in New Delhi January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal
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