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<p>Narendra Modi gestures during a public meeting in Vadodra, in Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Narendra Modi gestures during a public meeting in Vadodra, in Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Narendra Modi gestures during a public meeting in Vadodra, in Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dances during celebrations after learning of initial poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dances during celebrations after learning of initial poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dances during celebrations after learning of initial poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi speaks to the media as his mother and chief of Congress Sonia Gandhi (L) stands next to him during a news conference in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi speaks to the media as his mother and chief of Congress Sonia Gandhi (L) stands next to him during a news conference in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi speaks to the media as his mother and chief of Congress Sonia Gandhi (L) stands next to him during a news conference in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>A supporter of J. Jayalalithaa, chief minister of India's Tamil Nadu state and chief of Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), wears a headgear of party's symbol during celebrations after learning of the initial poll results in Chennai May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Babu</p>

A supporter of J. Jayalalithaa, chief minister of India's Tamil Nadu state and chief of Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), wears a headgear of party's symbol during celebrations after learning of the initial poll results in Chennai May 16, 2014....more

A supporter of J. Jayalalithaa, chief minister of India's Tamil Nadu state and chief of Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), wears a headgear of party's symbol during celebrations after learning of the initial poll results in Chennai May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Babu

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<p>Narendra Modi (L) seeks blessings from his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar in Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Narendra Modi (L) seeks blessings from his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar in Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Narendra Modi (L) seeks blessings from his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar in Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Sweets makers wearing caps of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prepare "Laddu", a ball-shaped sweet, to be distributed among the party leaders, supporters and workers on Friday, at the party's headquarters in New Delhi May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Sweets makers wearing caps of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prepare "Laddu", a ball-shaped sweet, to be distributed among the party leaders, supporters and workers on Friday, at the party's headquarters in New Delhi May 15,...more

Sweets makers wearing caps of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prepare "Laddu", a ball-shaped sweet, to be distributed among the party leaders, supporters and workers on Friday, at the party's headquarters in New Delhi May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A woman holds an umbrella as she crosses a footbridge at the weed-covered Anchar Lake in Srinagar May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

A woman holds an umbrella as she crosses a footbridge at the weed-covered Anchar Lake in Srinagar May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman holds an umbrella as she crosses a footbridge at the weed-covered Anchar Lake in Srinagar May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>A motorcycle set on fire by a mob burns during clashes between two communities on the outskirts of Hyderabad May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A motorcycle set on fire by a mob burns during clashes between two communities on the outskirts of Hyderabad May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A motorcycle set on fire by a mob burns during clashes between two communities on the outskirts of Hyderabad May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

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