Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (C) speaks with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (L) as India's Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee watches during the release of their Congress party's manifesto for the April/May.






Varun Gandhi, great-grandson of India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and scion of a family dynasty, gestures as he arrives at a local court in Pilibhit, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 28, 2009.






A worker paints the election symbol of Trinamul Congress Party in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata March 29, 2009.







An elderly woman attends an election rally of India's ruling Congress party President Sonia Gandhi, her photo seen on right, in Davangere, about 270 kilometers (170 miles) north of Bangalore, India, Monday, March 23, 2009. Elections in India.






India's Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee attends a congress party election campaign rally in the eastern Indian city of Siliguri March 7, 2009.







 


India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani speaks during a pre-election meet in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata March 6, 2009. India will hold a general election between April 16 and May 13,






India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani gestures during his party's election campaign in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad March 27, 2009. Indian authorities are stepping up security for political leaders.






Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi holds her party's election manifesto for the April/May general election in New Delhi March 24, 2009. The ruling Congress party said on Tuesday.






India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani (bottom C) and Gujarat's Chief Minister Narendra Modi (bottom L) pose with their party candidates during an election campaign in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.






Party workers from India's Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) paint their party's symbol and candidates' name on a wall in the eastern Indian city of Siliguri March 17, 2009. India will hold a general election between April 16 and May 13.






Sister Mary Prema, the newly elected Superior General of Missionaries of Charity, an order founded by Mother Teresa, addresses a press conference in Calcutta, India, Friday, March 27, 2009. The election of the German-born nun came.






Labourers print flags of different political parties ahead of the general elections at a printing workshop in southern Indian city of Hyderabad March 20, 2009. India will hold a general election between April 16 and May 13