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Triumphant Modi in Delhi

<p>Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard next to dancers waiting to perform upon the arrival of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard next to dancers waiting to perform upon the arrival of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard next to dancers waiting to perform upon the arrival of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Narendra Modi (L) gestures to his supporters during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Narendra Modi (L) gestures to his supporters during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Narendra Modi (L) gestures to his supporters during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi more

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) covered in flower petals, take part in the celebrations upon the arrival of Narendra Modi outside party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) covered in flower petals, take part in the celebrations upon the arrival of Narendra Modi outside party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) covered in flower petals, take part in the celebrations upon the arrival of Narendra Modi outside party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Dancers perform upon the arrival of Narendra Modi during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Dancers perform upon the arrival of Narendra Modi during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Dancers perform upon the arrival of Narendra Modi during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi (wearing garland), the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), addresses his supporters outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi (wearing garland), the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), addresses his supporters outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi (wearing garland), the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), addresses his supporters outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Dancers perform upon the arrival of Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Dancers perform upon the arrival of Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Dancers perform upon the arrival of Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Narendra Modi (wearing a garland), the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures to his supporters outside party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Narendra Modi (wearing a garland), the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures to his supporters outside party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Narendra Modi (wearing a garland), the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures to his supporters outside party's headquarters in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi more

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Dancers perform upon the arrival of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Dancers perform upon the arrival of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Dancers perform upon the arrival of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), during a road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), cheer as Modi arrives at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), cheer as Modi arrives at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), cheer as Modi arrives at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi more

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A policeman holds back a supporter of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as they cheer after Modi's arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A policeman holds back a supporter of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as they cheer after Modi's arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan...more

A policeman holds back a supporter of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as they cheer after Modi's arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi more

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi more

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures towards his supporters from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), gestures from his car during a road show upon his arrival at the airport in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ride a bike with the party's flag during Modi's road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ride a bike with the party's flag during Modi's road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ride a bike with the party's flag during Modi's road show in New Delhi May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hold pictures of Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for BJP, as they burn crackers to celebrate Modi's election victory in Srinagar May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hold pictures of Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for BJP, as they burn crackers to celebrate Modi's election victory in Srinagar May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hold pictures of Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for BJP, as they burn crackers to celebrate Modi's election victory in Srinagar May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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