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Hindu holy men stand in a queue inside a polling station to cast their vote during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu holy men stand in a queue inside a polling station to cast their vote during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Hindu holy men stand in a queue inside a polling station to cast their vote during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A veiled Muslim woman waits to get her finger inked before casting her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A veiled Muslim woman waits to get her finger inked before casting her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A veiled Muslim woman waits to get her finger inked before casting her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A security officer checks the identity cards of voters as they arrive to cast their vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A security officer checks the identity cards of voters as they arrive to cast their vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A security officer checks the identity cards of voters as they arrive to cast their vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity stand in a queue as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity stand in a queue as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity stand in a queue as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A catholic nun from the Missionaries of Charity arrives to cast her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A catholic nun from the Missionaries of Charity arrives to cast her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A catholic nun from the Missionaries of Charity arrives to cast her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, India, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Polling officials check election materials inside an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general election, in Kolkata, India, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Polling officials check election materials inside an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general election, in Kolkata, India, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Polling officials check election materials inside an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general election, in Kolkata, India, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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An election staff member carries Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution centre at an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general election, in Kolkata, India, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An election staff member carries Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution centre at an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general election, in Kolkata, India, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De...more

An election staff member carries Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution centre at an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general election, in Kolkata, India, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station in village Bhudi in Haryana, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station in village Bhudi in Haryana, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station in village Bhudi in Haryana, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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A girl looks at an armed security person standing guard as her mother waits in a queue to cast her vote outside a polling station during the sixth phase of general election in Sepahijala district in the northeastern state of Tripura, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A girl looks at an armed security person standing guard as her mother waits in a queue to cast her vote outside a polling station during the sixth phase of general election in Sepahijala district in the northeastern state of Tripura, India, May 12,...more

A girl looks at an armed security person standing guard as her mother waits in a queue to cast her vote outside a polling station during the sixth phase of general election in Sepahijala district in the northeastern state of Tripura, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A man holding a child reacts behind a voting compartment as he prepares to cast his vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man holding a child reacts behind a voting compartment as he prepares to cast his vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man holding a child reacts behind a voting compartment as he prepares to cast his vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A veiled woman sits next to police personnel as she waits to cast her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A veiled woman sits next to police personnel as she waits to cast her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A veiled woman sits next to police personnel as she waits to cast her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Rahul Gandhi, president of India's main opposition Congress party, shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Rahul Gandhi, president of India's main opposition Congress party, shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Rahul Gandhi, president of India's main opposition Congress party, shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Sonia Gandhi, leader of India's main opposition Congress party, shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of general election in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Sonia Gandhi, leader of India's main opposition Congress party, shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of general election in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Sonia Gandhi, leader of India's main opposition Congress party, shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of general election in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of party's president Rahul Gandhi, and her husband Robert Vadra, show their ink-marked fingers after voting at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of party's president Rahul Gandhi, and her husband Robert Vadra, show their ink-marked fingers after voting at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019....more

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of party's president Rahul Gandhi, and her husband Robert Vadra, show their ink-marked fingers after voting at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of party's president Rahul Gandhi, arrives to cast her vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of party's president Rahul Gandhi, arrives to cast her vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, leader of India's main opposition Congress party and sister of party's president Rahul Gandhi, arrives to cast her vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Rahul Gandhi, president of India's main opposition Congress party, leaves after casting his vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Rahul Gandhi, president of India's main opposition Congress party, leaves after casting his vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Rahul Gandhi, president of India's main opposition Congress party, leaves after casting his vote at a polling station in New Delhi, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in New Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in the old quarters of Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in the old quarters of Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the sixth phase of the general election, in the old quarters of Delhi, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Pragya Singh Thakur, leader of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote, outside a polling station in Bhopal, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

Pragya Singh Thakur, leader of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote, outside a polling station in Bhopal, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

Pragya Singh Thakur, leader of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote, outside a polling station in Bhopal, India, May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Raj Patidar
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Veiled Muslim women leave after casting their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

Veiled Muslim women leave after casting their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

Veiled Muslim women leave after casting their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
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Hindu holy men stand in a queue outside a polling station to caste their vote during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

Hindu holy men stand in a queue outside a polling station to caste their vote during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

Hindu holy men stand in a queue outside a polling station to caste their vote during the fifth phase of the general election in Ayodhya, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
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Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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People stand in queues to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People stand in queues to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People stand in queues to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Khrew in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Security personnel stand guard at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Security personnel stand guard at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Security personnel stand guard at a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A veiled Muslim woman stands in a queue to cast her vote inside a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A veiled Muslim woman stands in a queue to cast her vote inside a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A veiled Muslim woman stands in a queue to cast her vote inside a polling station during the fifth phase of the general election in Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Security personnel help a woman enter a polling station to cast her vote during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Security personnel help a woman enter a polling station to cast her vote during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Security personnel help a woman enter a polling station to cast her vote during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A security personnel checks the identity card of a woman as she stands in a queue with others to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A security personnel checks the identity card of a woman as she stands in a queue with others to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak...more

A security personnel checks the identity card of a woman as she stands in a queue with others to cast their vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man gets his finger inked before casting his vote at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People stand in a queue to cast their vote outside a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People stand in a queue to cast their vote outside a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People stand in a queue to cast their vote outside a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man casts his vote as a woman gets her voting slip at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man casts his vote as a woman gets her voting slip at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man casts his vote as a woman gets her voting slip at a polling station during the fifth phase of general election in Howrah, on the outskirts of Kolkata, India May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A polling officer checks a polling station list before collecting election material at a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A polling officer checks a polling station list before collecting election material at a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A polling officer checks a polling station list before collecting election material at a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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An election staff member carries Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An election staff member carries Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

An election staff member carries Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of general election in Howrah on the outskirts of Kolkata, India, May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Women wait in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women wait in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women wait in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A woman leaves after casting her vote as others wait in queues at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman leaves after casting her vote as others wait in queues at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman leaves after casting her vote as others wait in queues at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People wait in queues to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People wait in queues to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People wait in queues to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women walk toward a polling station to cast their vote at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women walk toward a polling station to cast their vote at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women walk toward a polling station to cast their vote at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A woman holds her baby as she leaves after casting her vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman holds her baby as she leaves after casting her vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman holds her baby as she leaves after casting her vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A couple leaves after casting their vote at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A couple leaves after casting their vote at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A couple leaves after casting their vote at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan show ink marks on their fingers after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan show ink marks on their fingers after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan show ink marks on their fingers after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Women wait for a public transport outside a polling station after casting their votes at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women wait for a public transport outside a polling station after casting their votes at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women wait for a public transport outside a polling station after casting their votes at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women sit on top of a vehicle as they leave after casting their votes outside a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women sit on top of a vehicle as they leave after casting their votes outside a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women sit on top of a vehicle as they leave after casting their votes outside a polling station at Sirohi district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan, India April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and his mother Pinky Roshan leave after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and his mother Pinky Roshan leave after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and his mother Pinky Roshan leave after casting their votes at a polling station in Mumbai, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his supporters after casting his vote outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his supporters after casting his vote outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his supporters after casting his vote outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of the general election in Kochi, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of the general election in Kochi, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of the general election in Kochi, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of the general election in Kochi, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of the general election in Kochi, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of the general election in Kochi, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he holds the granddaughter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah after he arrives to cast his vote at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he holds the granddaughter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah after he arrives to cast his vote at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23,...more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he holds the granddaughter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah after he arrives to cast his vote at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Ahmedabad, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A man arrives to cast his vote at a polling station during the third phase of the general election on the outskirts of Pune, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man arrives to cast his vote at a polling station during the third phase of the general election on the outskirts of Pune, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man arrives to cast his vote at a polling station during the third phase of the general election on the outskirts of Pune, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A boy looks on as he stands in a queue with women waiting to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of the general election on the outskirts of Pune, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A boy looks on as he stands in a queue with women waiting to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of the general election on the outskirts of Pune, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A boy looks on as he stands in a queue with women waiting to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of the general election on the outskirts of Pune, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A woman carrying her child leaves after casting her vote as Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers stand guard at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Khowai district in Tripura, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A woman carrying her child leaves after casting her vote as Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers stand guard at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Khowai district in Tripura, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A woman carrying her child leaves after casting her vote as Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers stand guard at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Khowai district in Tripura, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) trooper stands guard as people wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Khowai district in Tripura, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) trooper stands guard as people wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Khowai district in Tripura, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) trooper stands guard as people wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Khowai district in Tripura, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Guwahati, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Guwahati, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People wait in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of general election in Guwahati, India, April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Women with their faces covered wait in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Verinag in south Kashmir's Anantnag district April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Women with their faces covered wait in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Verinag in south Kashmir's Anantnag district April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Women with their faces covered wait in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Verinag in south Kashmir's Anantnag district April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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An Indian policeman stands guard as people wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Verinag in south Kashmir's Anantnag district April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian policeman stands guard as people wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Verinag in south Kashmir's Anantnag district April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian policeman stands guard as people wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the third phase of general election in Verinag in south Kashmir's Anantnag district April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A polling officer carries Electronic voting machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution center, ahead of the third phase of general elections in Kamrup district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A polling officer carries Electronic voting machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution center, ahead of the third phase of general elections in Kamrup district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar...more

A polling officer carries Electronic voting machines (EVM) after collecting them from a distribution center, ahead of the third phase of general elections in Kamrup district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Election officials sit next to election materials to be distributed to polling stations at a distribution center, ahead of the third phase of general elections in Kochi, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Election officials sit next to election materials to be distributed to polling stations at a distribution center, ahead of the third phase of general elections in Kochi, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Election officials sit next to election materials to be distributed to polling stations at a distribution center, ahead of the third phase of general elections in Kochi, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Polling officers stand next to Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) after collecting them from a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Polling officers stand next to Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) after collecting them from a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit...more

Polling officers stand next to Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) after collecting them from a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Polling officers carry Electronic voting machine (EVM) and other election materials at a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Polling officers carry Electronic voting machine (EVM) and other election materials at a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Polling officers carry Electronic voting machine (EVM) and other election materials at a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Polling officers wait to collect the election materials at a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Polling officers wait to collect the election materials at a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Polling officers wait to collect the election materials at a distribution centre ahead of third phase of general elections in Ahmedabad, India April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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People wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Hojai district in Assam, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Hojai district in Assam, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

People wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Hojai district in Assam, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A woman holds a child as she casts her vote at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Hojai district in Assam, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman holds a child as she casts her vote at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Hojai district in Assam, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman holds a child as she casts her vote at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Hojai district in Assam, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A member of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) stands guard in front of a closed shop during the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A member of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) stands guard in front of a closed shop during the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A member of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) stands guard in front of a closed shop during the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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People wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Ganderbal district in Jammu and Kashmir state April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Ganderbal district in Jammu and Kashmir state April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People wait in queues to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Ganderbal district in Jammu and Kashmir state April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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People wait in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Ganderbal district in Jammu and Kashmir state April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People wait in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Ganderbal district in Jammu and Kashmir state April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People wait in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the second phase of general election in Ganderbal district in Jammu and Kashmir state April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Women walk through a wheat field on their way to cast their votes at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Women walk through a wheat field on their way to cast their votes at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Women walk through a wheat field on their way to cast their votes at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Voters line up to cast their votes at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Voters line up to cast their votes at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the second phase of general election in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A member of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) stands guard at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A member of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) stands guard at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A member of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) stands guard at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel arrive at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel arrive at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel arrive at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel push their vehicle off mud at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel push their vehicle off mud at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel push their vehicle off mud at a polling station ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A polling official carries a box containing election materials at a distribution centre ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A polling official carries a box containing election materials at a distribution centre ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A polling official carries a box containing election materials at a distribution centre ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Polling officials carry election materials past India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel at a distribution centre ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Polling officials carry election materials past India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel at a distribution centre ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Polling officials carry election materials past India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel at a distribution centre ahead of the second phase of general election in Srinagar April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A policeman casts his postal ballot at a polling station in Ahmedabad, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A policeman casts his postal ballot at a polling station in Ahmedabad, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A policeman casts his postal ballot at a polling station in Ahmedabad, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A porter carries a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine and an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) through Buxa tiger reserve forest to a remote polling station, in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A porter carries a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine and an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) through Buxa tiger reserve forest to a remote polling station, in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, April 10, 2019....more

A porter carries a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine and an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) through Buxa tiger reserve forest to a remote polling station, in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man casts his vote at a booth next to a polling officer at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man casts his vote at a booth next to a polling officer at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man casts his vote at a booth next to a polling officer at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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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, 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, 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, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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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, 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, 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, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman casts her vote at a booth next to a polling officer at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman casts her vote at a booth next to a polling officer at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman casts her vote at a booth next to a polling officer at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, 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, 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, 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, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People line up to cast their votes outside 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

People line up to cast their votes outside 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

People line up to cast their votes outside 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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A woman casts her vote as her relative speaks on his phone at a polling station during the first phase of general election on the outskirts of Jammu April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A woman casts her vote as her relative speaks on his phone at a polling station during the first phase of general election on the outskirts of Jammu April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A woman casts her vote as her relative speaks on his phone at a polling station during the first phase of general election on the outskirts of Jammu April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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A woman leaves after casting her vote at 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

A woman leaves after casting her vote at 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

A woman leaves after casting her vote at 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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An election official guides a woman as she arrives to vote at 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

An election official guides a woman as she arrives to vote at 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

An election official guides a woman as she arrives to vote at 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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A woman gets her finger inked before casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman gets her finger inked before casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A woman gets her finger inked before casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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A veiled woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A veiled woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A veiled woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers patrol near 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

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers patrol near 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

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers patrol near 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 line up to cast their votes outside 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

People line up to cast their votes outside 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

People line up to cast their votes outside 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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A man leaves after 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 leaves after 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 leaves after 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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A woman leaves after casting her vote at 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

A woman leaves after casting her vote at 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

A woman leaves after casting her vote at 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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People line up to cast their votes outside 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

People line up to cast their votes outside 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

People line up to cast their votes outside 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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A woman waits for her turn to cast her vote, as police officers stand guard 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 waits for her turn to cast her vote, as police officers stand guard 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...more

A woman waits for her turn to cast her vote, as police officers stand guard 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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Policemen stand guard as voters wait for their turn to cast their 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

Policemen stand guard as voters wait for their turn to cast their 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...more

Policemen stand guard as voters wait for their turn to cast their 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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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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A woman casts her vote as others wait for their turn 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 casts her vote as others wait for their turn 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....more

A woman casts her vote as others wait for their turn 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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A polling officer helps a woman to cast 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 polling officer helps a woman to cast 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 polling officer helps a woman to cast 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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A woman leaves after casting her vote as a policeman gestures 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 leaves after casting her vote as a policeman gestures 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....more

A woman leaves after casting her vote as a policeman gestures 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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A woman is pictured through a voting compartment as she casts her vote as she is pictured through a voting compartment 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 is pictured through a voting compartment as she casts her vote as she is pictured through a voting compartment at a polling station during the first phase of general election in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the...more

A woman is pictured through a voting compartment as she casts her vote as she is pictured through a voting compartment 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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A woman holds her daughter as she casts her vote inside a booth 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 holds her daughter as she casts her vote inside a booth 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....more

A woman holds her daughter as she casts her vote inside a booth 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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Women wait to collect their voter slips before casting their votes 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

Women wait to collect their voter slips before casting their votes 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,...more

Women wait to collect their voter slips before casting their votes 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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A physically challenged man is helped by his father as he arrives to cast his vote at 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

A physically challenged man is helped by his father as he arrives to cast his vote at 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...more

A physically challenged man is helped by his father as he arrives to cast his vote at 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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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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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 polling official seals a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A polling official seals a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019....more

A polling official seals a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West...more

Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A polling official seals an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A polling official seals an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A polling official seals an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling station after the end of the first phase of the general election in Alipurduar district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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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 the northeastern Indian state of 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 the northeastern Indian state of 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 the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman casts her vote as other wait for their turn 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 casts her vote as other wait for their turn 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....more

A woman casts her vote as other wait for their turn 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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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 the northeastern Indian state of 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 the northeastern Indian state of 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 the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A polling officer checks his mobile phone as the total number of polling is written on a blackboard at a polling station at the end of polls during the first phase of general election in Jorhat, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A polling officer checks his mobile phone as the total number of polling is written on a blackboard at a polling station at the end of polls during the first phase of general election in Jorhat, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April...more

A polling officer checks his mobile phone as the total number of polling is written on a blackboard at a polling station at the end of polls during the first phase of general election in Jorhat, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Women wait to collect their voter slip before casting their 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

Women wait to collect their voter slip before casting their 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,...more

Women wait to collect their voter slip before casting their 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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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 the northeastern Indian state of 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 the northeastern Indian state of 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 the northeastern Indian state of Assam, India April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman struggles to hold her daughter as she waits to collect her voter slip 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 struggles to hold her daughter as she waits to collect her voter slip 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...more

A woman struggles to hold her daughter as she waits to collect her voter slip 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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FILE PHOTO: Members of election staff carry Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines after collecting them from a distribution centre at an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general election, in Kolkata, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Members of election staff carry Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines after collecting them from a distribution centre at an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general...more

FILE PHOTO: Members of election staff carry Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines after collecting them from a distribution centre at an indoor stadium ahead of the seventh and last phase of general election, in Kolkata, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File Photo
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FILE PHOTO: Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Chandigarh, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Chandigarh, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling station during the final phase of general election in Chandigarh, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma/File Photo
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Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling station after the end of the last phase of the general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling station after the end of the last phase of the general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a polling station after the end of the last phase of the general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Chandigarh, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Chandigarh, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Chandigarh, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the last phase of the general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the last phase of the general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Polling officials seal an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at a polling station after the end of the last phase of the general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal and chief of Trinamool Congress (TMC), gestures as she arrives to cast her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal and chief of Trinamool Congress (TMC), gestures as she arrives to cast her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal and chief of Trinamool Congress (TMC), gestures as she arrives to cast her vote at a polling station during the final phase of general election in Kolkata, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Shyam Saran Negi, 102, independent India's first voter who has participated in all elections since 1951, shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote during the final phase of general election, in Kalpa, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Cheena Kapoor

Shyam Saran Negi, 102, independent India's first voter who has participated in all elections since 1951, shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote during the final phase of general election, in Kalpa, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Cheena Kapoor

Shyam Saran Negi, 102, independent India's first voter who has participated in all elections since 1951, shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote during the final phase of general election, in Kalpa, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Cheena Kapoor
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Shyam Saran Negi, 102, independent India's first voter who has participated in all elections since 1951, is accompanied by polling officials as he leaves to cast his vote during the final phase of general election, in Kalpa, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Cheena Kapoor

Shyam Saran Negi, 102, independent India's first voter who has participated in all elections since 1951, is accompanied by polling officials as he leaves to cast his vote during the final phase of general election, in Kalpa, May 19, 2019....more

Shyam Saran Negi, 102, independent India's first voter who has participated in all elections since 1951, is accompanied by polling officials as he leaves to cast his vote during the final phase of general election, in Kalpa, May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Cheena Kapoor
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