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Hindu saints stand in a queue to casts their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu saints stand in a queue to casts their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu saints stand in a queue to casts their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A woman leaves a polling booth after casting her vote during the first phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Panshina village of Surendranagar district December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman leaves a polling booth after casting her vote during the first phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Panshina village of Surendranagar district December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman leaves a polling booth after casting her vote during the first phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Panshina village of Surendranagar district December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A policeman checks identity papers of women as they arrive to cast their votes at a polling station during the first phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Panshina village of Surendranagar district December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A policeman checks identity papers of women as they arrive to cast their votes at a polling station during the first phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Panshina village of Surendranagar district December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A policeman checks identity papers of women as they arrive to cast their votes at a polling station during the first phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Panshina village of Surendranagar district December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A woman covers her face as she leaves a polling booth after casting her vote during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman covers her face as she leaves a polling booth after casting her vote during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman covers her face as she leaves a polling booth after casting her vote during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Policemen stand guard as women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Devpur village of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Policemen stand guard as women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Devpur village of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Policemen stand guard as women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Devpur village of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People stand in queues to cast their votes inside a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People stand in queues to cast their votes inside a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People stand in queues to cast their votes inside a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers stand guard as women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers stand guard as women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers stand guard as women wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A groom signs a register before casting his vote at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A groom signs a register before casting his vote at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A groom signs a register before casting his vote at a polling booth during the first phase of state assembly election in Limbdi town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat, India, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Supporters of India's main opposition Congress Party, cheer for the Vice President Rahul Gandhi during an election campaign meeting ahead of the second phase of Gujarat state assembly elections, in Dakor, India, December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Supporters of India's main opposition Congress Party, cheer for the Vice President Rahul Gandhi during an election campaign meeting ahead of the second phase of Gujarat state assembly elections, in Dakor, India, December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Supporters of India's main opposition Congress Party, cheer for the Vice President Rahul Gandhi during an election campaign meeting ahead of the second phase of Gujarat state assembly elections, in Dakor, India, December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Rahul Gandhi, Vice-President of India's main opposition Congress Party, addresses his supporters during an election campaign meeting ahead of the second phase of Gujarat state assembly elections, in Dakor, India, December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Rahul Gandhi, Vice-President of India's main opposition Congress Party, addresses his supporters during an election campaign meeting ahead of the second phase of Gujarat state assembly elections, in Dakor, India, December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Rahul Gandhi, Vice-President of India's main opposition Congress Party, addresses his supporters during an election campaign meeting ahead of the second phase of Gujarat state assembly elections, in Dakor, India, December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel, deployed on election duty, attend a briefing at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel, deployed on election duty, attend a briefing at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel, deployed on election duty, attend a briefing at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Polling officials wait to receive Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Polling officials wait to receive Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December...more

Polling officials wait to receive Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A polling official checks serial numbers on Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A polling official checks serial numbers on Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A polling official checks serial numbers on Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines at a distribution centre ahead of the final phase of voting in Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier stands guard as women wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier stands guard as women wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier stands guard as women wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A Hindu saint casts his vote inside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A Hindu saint casts his vote inside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A Hindu saint casts his vote inside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women stand in a queue as they wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women stand in a queue as they wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women stand in a queue as they wait to cast their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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