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<p>Gaurav Sharma, an independent candidate also known as the Indian Spider-Man, climbs a residential building during an election campaign in Mumbai April 11, 2014.  REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Gaurav Sharma, an independent candidate also known as the Indian Spider-Man, climbs a residential building during an election campaign in Mumbai April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Gaurav Sharma, an independent candidate also known as the Indian Spider-Man, climbs a residential building during an election campaign in Mumbai April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>A worker pulls out a roll of cloth to be made into flags for the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party, while it is kept out to dry at a flag manufacturing factory in Ahmedabad April 11, 2014.  REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

A worker pulls out a roll of cloth to be made into flags for the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party, while it is kept out to dry at a flag manufacturing factory in Ahmedabad April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A worker pulls out a roll of cloth to be made into flags for the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party, while it is kept out to dry at a flag manufacturing factory in Ahmedabad April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A Kashmiri boy rides a bicycle through a mustard field on the outskirts of Srinagar April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

A Kashmiri boy rides a bicycle through a mustard field on the outskirts of Srinagar April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri boy rides a bicycle through a mustard field on the outskirts of Srinagar April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>A polling officer prepares to carry an electronic voting machine (EVM) as an security personnel stands guard inside a strong room ahead of the fourth phase of general election at Dhalai district in Tripura April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey</p>

A polling officer prepares to carry an electronic voting machine (EVM) as an security personnel stands guard inside a strong room ahead of the fourth phase of general election at Dhalai district in Tripura April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A polling officer prepares to carry an electronic voting machine (EVM) as an security personnel stands guard inside a strong room ahead of the fourth phase of general election at Dhalai district in Tripura April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

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<p>A polling officer applies ink on the finger of a voter at a polling station on the outskirts of Jammu April 10, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

A polling officer applies ink on the finger of a voter at a polling station on the outskirts of Jammu April 10, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A polling officer applies ink on the finger of a voter at a polling station on the outskirts of Jammu April 10, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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<p>Women hold copper pots and coconuts over their heads to give a traditional welcome to Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as he arrives to file his nomination papers for the general elections in Vadodara, Gujarat April 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Women hold copper pots and coconuts over their heads to give a traditional welcome to Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as he arrives to file his nomination papers...more

Women hold copper pots and coconuts over their heads to give a traditional welcome to Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as he arrives to file his nomination papers for the general elections in Vadodara, Gujarat April 9, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A boy takes part in a religious procession on the occasion of Ramnavmi festival in  Amritsar April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Munish Sharma</p>

A boy takes part in a religious procession on the occasion of Ramnavmi festival in Amritsar April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

A boy takes part in a religious procession on the occasion of Ramnavmi festival in Amritsar April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

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<p>Hindu girls dressed up as Kumari (an unmarried girl) wait for rituals to start during Ramnavmi festival at the Adyapeath Ashram on the outskirts of Kolkata April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Hindu girls dressed up as Kumari (an unmarried girl) wait for rituals to start during Ramnavmi festival at the Adyapeath Ashram on the outskirts of Kolkata April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Hindu girls dressed up as Kumari (an unmarried girl) wait for rituals to start during Ramnavmi festival at the Adyapeath Ashram on the outskirts of Kolkata April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A security personnel stands guard as people line up to cast their vote outside a polling station in Nakhrai village in Tinsukia district in  Assam April 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri</p>

A security personnel stands guard as people line up to cast their vote outside a polling station in Nakhrai village in Tinsukia district in Assam April 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A security personnel stands guard as people line up to cast their vote outside a polling station in Nakhrai village in Tinsukia district in Assam April 7, 2014. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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