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Indian rupee notes are kept in front of an idol of Hindu Lord Rama as offerings by devotees, during Ramnavmi festival at a temple in Ahmedabad, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Indian rupee notes are kept in front of an idol of Hindu Lord Rama as offerings by devotees, during Ramnavmi festival at a temple in Ahmedabad, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Indian rupee notes are kept in front of an idol of Hindu Lord Rama as offerings by devotees, during Ramnavmi festival at a temple in Ahmedabad, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A girl dressed as a Kumari sits as she is worshipped during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A girl dressed as a Kumari sits as she is worshipped during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A girl dressed as a Kumari sits as she is worshipped during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A devotee touches the feet of a girl dressed as Kumari to seek blessings during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navrati inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee touches the feet of a girl dressed as Kumari to seek blessings during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navrati inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee touches the feet of a girl dressed as Kumari to seek blessings during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navrati inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A baby girl is fed as other girls dressed as Kumari are worshipped during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A baby girl is fed as other girls dressed as Kumari are worshipped during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A baby girl is fed as other girls dressed as Kumari are worshipped during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A devotee worships a girl dressed as Kumari during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navrati inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee worships a girl dressed as Kumari during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navrati inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee worships a girl dressed as Kumari during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navrati inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Devotees take part in a Palm Sunday procession before a mass outside a church in Kochi, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Devotees take part in a Palm Sunday procession before a mass outside a church in Kochi, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Devotees take part in a Palm Sunday procession before a mass outside a church in Kochi, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Devotees worship girls dressed as Kumari during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Devotees worship girls dressed as Kumari during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Devotees worship girls dressed as Kumari during rituals to celebrate the Hindu festival of Navratri inside the Adyapeath temple on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Rahul Gandhi (C), President of India's main opposition Congress party, pays homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial on the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Rahul Gandhi (C), President of India's main opposition Congress party, pays homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial on the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Rahul Gandhi (C), President of India's main opposition Congress party, pays homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial on the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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Rahul Gandhi, President of India's main opposition Congress party, leaves after paying homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial on the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Rahul Gandhi, President of India's main opposition Congress party, leaves after paying homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial on the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Rahul Gandhi, President of India's main opposition Congress party, leaves after paying homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial on the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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Jet Airways aircrafts are seen parked at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Jet Airways aircrafts are seen parked at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Jet Airways aircrafts are seen parked at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Jet Airways employees hold placards and banners during a protest demanding to "save Jet Airways" at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man throws fire towards the gate of a temple as part of a ritual ending a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, India, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man throws fire towards the gate of a temple as part of a ritual ending a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, India, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man throws fire towards the gate of a temple as part of a ritual ending a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, India, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Hindu devotees take a break from a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu devotees take a break from a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu devotees take a break from a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Hindu devotees touch a baby with their feet as part of a ritual to bless him during a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, India, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu devotees touch a baby with their feet as part of a ritual to bless him during a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, India, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu devotees touch a baby with their feet as part of a ritual to bless him during a religious procession held to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata, India, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A confectioner decorates a chair beside the models, made out of sweets, depicting Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a sweets shop ahead of the second phase of general election, in Kolkata, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A confectioner decorates a chair beside the models, made out of sweets, depicting Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a sweets shop ahead of the second phase of general election, in Kolkata, April...more

A confectioner decorates a chair beside the models, made out of sweets, depicting Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a sweets shop ahead of the second phase of general election, in Kolkata, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Tibetans attend a special prayer for the health of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at a Tibetan refugee colony in New Delhi, India on April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Tibetans attend a special prayer for the health of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at a Tibetan refugee colony in New Delhi, India on April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Tibetans attend a special prayer for the health of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at a Tibetan refugee colony in New Delhi, India on April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Police personnel stand in a queue to cast their postal ballots at a polling station in Ahmedabad, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Police personnel stand in a queue to cast their postal ballots at a polling station in Ahmedabad, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Police personnel stand in a queue to cast their postal ballots at a polling station in Ahmedabad, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Students hold a giant Indian national flag during a ceremony to pay homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial to mark 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Students hold a giant Indian national flag during a ceremony to pay homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial to mark 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Students hold a giant Indian national flag during a ceremony to pay homage at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial to mark 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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Jet Airways employees shout slogans during a protest demanding the release of their salaries at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Jet Airways employees shout slogans during a protest demanding the release of their salaries at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Jet Airways employees shout slogans during a protest demanding the release of their salaries at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People, who are scheduled to vote and were invited by the Election Commission of India, attend a felicitation ceremony called "Shatayu Samman", an award given to persons who lived for a century, in Ahmedabad, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People, who are scheduled to vote and were invited by the Election Commission of India, attend a felicitation ceremony called "Shatayu Samman", an award given to persons who lived for a century, in Ahmedabad, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People, who are scheduled to vote and were invited by the Election Commission of India, attend a felicitation ceremony called "Shatayu Samman", an award given to persons who lived for a century, in Ahmedabad, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Jyoti Amge, 25, who holds the Guinness World Records title for the "Shortest Living Woman", reacts as she shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of the general election in Nagpur, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Jyoti Amge, 25, who holds the Guinness World Records title for the "Shortest Living Woman", reacts as she shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of the general election in Nagpur, India, April...more

Jyoti Amge, 25, who holds the Guinness World Records title for the "Shortest Living Woman", reacts as she shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of the general election in Nagpur, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman looks for help as she casts her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman looks for help as she casts her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan...more

A woman looks for help as she casts her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at the end of polls during the first phase of the general election in Jorhat, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at the end of polls during the first phase of the general election in Jorhat, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at the end of polls during the first phase of the general election in Jorhat, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A supporter of the opposition Congress party wearing a traditional headgear with the party's election symbol poses as he attends an election campaign rally in Mumbai, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A supporter of the opposition Congress party wearing a traditional headgear with the party's election symbol poses as he attends an election campaign rally in Mumbai, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A supporter of the opposition Congress party wearing a traditional headgear with the party's election symbol poses as he attends an election campaign rally in Mumbai, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A polling officer checks a polling station list before collecting election material at a distribution centre ahead of first phase of the general election in Alipurduar, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A polling officer checks a polling station list before collecting election material at a distribution centre ahead of first phase of the general election in Alipurduar, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A polling officer checks a polling station list before collecting election material at a distribution centre ahead of first phase of the general election in Alipurduar, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Rahul Gandhi, President of the Congress party, and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wave towards their supporters before Rahul filed his nomination papers for the general election, in Amethi, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Rahul Gandhi, President of the Congress party, and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wave towards their supporters before Rahul filed his nomination papers for the general election, in Amethi, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Rahul Gandhi, President of the Congress party, and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wave towards their supporters before Rahul filed his nomination papers for the general election, in Amethi, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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An activist of Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress shouts slogans as police try to stop him cross a barricade during a protest against what the activists say are politically motivated raids by Income Tax officials, in New Delhi, India, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

An activist of Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress shouts slogans as police try to stop him cross a barricade during a protest against what the activists say are politically motivated raids by Income Tax officials, in New Delhi, India, April 10, 2019....more

An activist of Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress shouts slogans as police try to stop him cross a barricade during a protest against what the activists say are politically motivated raids by Income Tax officials, in New Delhi, India, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man blows air into an inflatable logo of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) inside a shop selling various political parties' merchandise in Mumbai, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man blows air into an inflatable logo of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) inside a shop selling various political parties' merchandise in Mumbai, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man blows air into an inflatable logo of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) inside a shop selling various political parties' merchandise in Mumbai, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Election staff carrying Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) board a boat to reach remote polling stations at Lahori Chapori in Golaghat district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Election staff carrying Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) board a boat to reach remote polling stations at Lahori Chapori in Golaghat district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April...more

Election staff carrying Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) board a boat to reach remote polling stations at Lahori Chapori in Golaghat district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Election staff check Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines at a distribution centre in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Election staff check Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines at a distribution centre in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Election staff check Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines at a distribution centre in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Jatin Rangrao Harane, an independent transgender candidate leaves the election office after filing his nomination for the general elections in Mumbai, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Jatin Rangrao Harane, an independent transgender candidate leaves the election office after filing his nomination for the general elections in Mumbai, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Jatin Rangrao Harane, an independent transgender candidate leaves the election office after filing his nomination for the general elections in Mumbai, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A polling officer carrying election materials walks towards his vehicle after arriving on a ferryboat in Nimatighat, Jorhat district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A polling officer carrying election materials walks towards his vehicle after arriving on a ferryboat in Nimatighat, Jorhat district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A polling officer carrying election materials walks towards his vehicle after arriving on a ferryboat in Nimatighat, Jorhat district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Security personnel deployed on election duty cover themselves from rain atop a ferryboat as they arrive along with polling officers in Nimatighat, Jorhat district, Assam, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Security personnel deployed on election duty cover themselves from rain atop a ferryboat as they arrive along with polling officers in Nimatighat, Jorhat district, Assam, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Security personnel deployed on election duty cover themselves from rain atop a ferryboat as they arrive along with polling officers in Nimatighat, Jorhat district, Assam, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah, greet each other before releasing their party's election manifesto for the general election in New Delhi, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah, greet each other before releasing their party's election manifesto for the general election in New Delhi, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah, greet each other before releasing their party's election manifesto for the general election in New Delhi, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Security personnel display their voter identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their postal ballots at a polling station in Agartala, India April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Security personnel display their voter identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their postal ballots at a polling station in Agartala, India April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Security personnel display their voter identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their postal ballots at a polling station in Agartala, India April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A mahout splashes water on his elephant on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A mahout splashes water on his elephant on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A mahout splashes water on his elephant on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A customer sits inside a shop selling election campaign material at a market in the old quarters of Delhi, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A customer sits inside a shop selling election campaign material at a market in the old quarters of Delhi, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A customer sits inside a shop selling election campaign material at a market in the old quarters of Delhi, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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