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India Election: What young people want

<p>Deepak Mane, a 19-year-old wrestler, poses inside a traditional Indian wrestling centre called Akhaara in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Deepak said that he wants better internal security and stricter anti-terrorism laws from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Deepak Mane, a 19-year-old wrestler, poses inside a traditional Indian wrestling centre called Akhaara in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Deepak said that he wants better internal security and stricter anti-terrorism laws from the new government after the...more

Deepak Mane, a 19-year-old wrestler, poses inside a traditional Indian wrestling centre called Akhaara in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Deepak said that he wants better internal security and stricter anti-terrorism laws from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Nasreen Bano, a 22-year-old housewife, poses with her four-year-old son inside their one-room apartment in a residential building in Mumbai March 14, 2014. Nasreen said that she wants the new government to control the rising prices of food commodities. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Nasreen Bano, a 22-year-old housewife, poses with her four-year-old son inside their one-room apartment in a residential building in Mumbai March 14, 2014. Nasreen said that she wants the new government to control the rising prices of food...more

Nasreen Bano, a 22-year-old housewife, poses with her four-year-old son inside their one-room apartment in a residential building in Mumbai March 14, 2014. Nasreen said that she wants the new government to control the rising prices of food commodities. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Suresh Shankar Hingole, 20, who runs a mobile temple, poses along a roadside in Mumbai March 11, 2014. Suresh said that he wants more job opportunities for the youth from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Suresh Shankar Hingole, 20, who runs a mobile temple, poses along a roadside in Mumbai March 11, 2014. Suresh said that he wants more job opportunities for the youth from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million...more

Suresh Shankar Hingole, 20, who runs a mobile temple, poses along a roadside in Mumbai March 11, 2014. Suresh said that he wants more job opportunities for the youth from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Shamsher Singh, a 19-year-old worker, poses inside a mobile traditional Indian ayurvedic medicine shop in Mumbai March 25, 2014. Shamsher said that he wants more job opportunities for the youth from the new government after the elections. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Shamsher Singh, a 19-year-old worker, poses inside a mobile traditional Indian ayurvedic medicine shop in Mumbai March 25, 2014. Shamsher said that he wants more job opportunities for the youth from the new government after the elections. She is...more

Shamsher Singh, a 19-year-old worker, poses inside a mobile traditional Indian ayurvedic medicine shop in Mumbai March 25, 2014. Shamsher said that he wants more job opportunities for the youth from the new government after the elections. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Riteesha Tambe, an 18-year-old college student, poses inside her house in Mumbai March 11, 2014. Riteesha said that she wants a better higher education system from the new government after the elections. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. Picture taken March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Riteesha Tambe, an 18-year-old college student, poses inside her house in Mumbai March 11, 2014. Riteesha said that she wants a better higher education system from the new government after the elections. She is among more than 100 million registered...more

Riteesha Tambe, an 18-year-old college student, poses inside her house in Mumbai March 11, 2014. Riteesha said that she wants a better higher education system from the new government after the elections. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. Picture taken March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Sameer, a 20-year-old worker, poses inside a bakery at a slum in Mumbai March 25, 2014.  Sameer said that he wants the new government to reduce food prices. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Sameer, a 20-year-old worker, poses inside a bakery at a slum in Mumbai March 25, 2014. Sameer said that he wants the new government to reduce food prices. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the...more

Sameer, a 20-year-old worker, poses inside a bakery at a slum in Mumbai March 25, 2014. Sameer said that he wants the new government to reduce food prices. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Riyazuddin, an 18-year-old worker, poses next to a cardboard box manufacturing unit at a slum in Mumbai March 23, 2014. Riyazuddin said that he wants better living conditions for the poor from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Riyazuddin, an 18-year-old worker, poses next to a cardboard box manufacturing unit at a slum in Mumbai March 23, 2014. Riyazuddin said that he wants better living conditions for the poor from the new government after the elections. He is among more...more

Riyazuddin, an 18-year-old worker, poses next to a cardboard box manufacturing unit at a slum in Mumbai March 23, 2014. Riyazuddin said that he wants better living conditions for the poor from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Rachel Blaekly, an 18-year-old student, poses during a football practice session at a playground in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Rachel said that she wants stricter laws for women security from the new government after the elections. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Rachel Blaekly, an 18-year-old student, poses during a football practice session at a playground in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Rachel said that she wants stricter laws for women security from the new government after the elections. She is among more than...more

Rachel Blaekly, an 18-year-old student, poses during a football practice session at a playground in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Rachel said that she wants stricter laws for women security from the new government after the elections. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Inayat Naomi Ramdas, 21, poses for a photograph at a busy traffic intersection in New Delhi March 7, 2014. Inayat, who will be voting for the first time in the upcoming general elections, works as a travel writer and according to her the upcoming general elections will be a close fight between India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party (AAP). AAP is going to have a huge impact, although none of the parties have taken up the issues of development seriously until now, Inayat said. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Inayat Naomi Ramdas, 21, poses for a photograph at a busy traffic intersection in New Delhi March 7, 2014. Inayat, who will be voting for the first time in the upcoming general elections, works as a travel writer and according to her the upcoming...more

Inayat Naomi Ramdas, 21, poses for a photograph at a busy traffic intersection in New Delhi March 7, 2014. Inayat, who will be voting for the first time in the upcoming general elections, works as a travel writer and according to her the upcoming general elections will be a close fight between India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party (AAP). AAP is going to have a huge impact, although none of the parties have taken up the issues of development seriously until now, Inayat said. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Urvashi Kapila, 19, a college student, poses for a picture at her college campus in New Delhi March 7, 2014. Urvashi, who will be voting for the first time in the upcoming general elections, said the elections will witness the largest youth participation to date and will herald a new kind of politics which she hopes would be a more transparent government. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Urvashi Kapila, 19, a college student, poses for a picture at her college campus in New Delhi March 7, 2014. Urvashi, who will be voting for the first time in the upcoming general elections, said the elections will witness the largest youth...more

Urvashi Kapila, 19, a college student, poses for a picture at her college campus in New Delhi March 7, 2014. Urvashi, who will be voting for the first time in the upcoming general elections, said the elections will witness the largest youth participation to date and will herald a new kind of politics which she hopes would be a more transparent government. She is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Mohammad Sabir, a 20-year-old salesman, poses inside his roadside shop at a market in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Sabir said that he wants less corruption from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Mohammad Sabir, a 20-year-old salesman, poses inside his roadside shop at a market in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Sabir said that he wants less corruption from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new...more

Mohammad Sabir, a 20-year-old salesman, poses inside his roadside shop at a market in Mumbai March 24, 2014. Sabir said that he wants less corruption from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Anuj Trivedi, a 19-year-old student, poses inside his classroom at an institute in Mumbai March 19, 2014. Anuj said that he wants less corruption and more economic development from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Anuj Trivedi, a 19-year-old student, poses inside his classroom at an institute in Mumbai March 19, 2014. Anuj said that he wants less corruption and more economic development from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100...more

Anuj Trivedi, a 19-year-old student, poses inside his classroom at an institute in Mumbai March 19, 2014. Anuj said that he wants less corruption and more economic development from the new government after the elections. He is among more than 100 million registered new voters, who will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election that will run from April 7 to May 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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