A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supporter scuffles with police while listening to Mayawati, chief of the caste-based BSP and a prime ministerial aspirant, during an election campaign rally in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata April 21, 2009.






People attend an election campaign rally being addressed by Mayawati, chief of the caste-based Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and a prime ministerial aspirant, in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata April 21, 2009. India is holding a general election.






Former Indian cricket captain and Congress party candidate, Mohammad Azharuddin, waves to supporters as he arrives with wife Sangeeta Bijlani, also waving, to file his election nomination papers in Moradabad, India, Tuesday, April 21, 2009






An Indian Paramilitary soldier looks on as he sits in a bus to leave for election duty in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, April 21, 2009. India's national elections, which began Thursday will take place over five phases until May 13.






Polling officers check an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a distribution centre in Khordha, about 40 km (26 miles) west of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneshwar April 21, 2009. India will hold the second phase of its general election fromApril23






A polling officer (C) checks an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a distribution centre in Khordha, about 40 km (26 miles) west of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneshwar April 21, 2009. India will hold the 2nd phase of its general electionfromApr23






Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (C) addresses an election campaign rally in the eastern Indian city of Ranchi, April 21, 2009. India is holding a general election between April 16 and May 13.






Mayawati, chief of the caste-based Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and a prime ministerial aspirant, waves to her supporters during an election campaign rally in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata April 21, 2009. India is holding a general election.






India's External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee speaks as he stands before a photograph of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during an election rally at Samastipur in Bihar state, India, Tuesday, April 21, 2009. India's national elections,






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.






Mayawati, chief of the caste-based Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and a prime ministerial aspirant, waves to her supporters during an election campaign rally in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata April 21, 2009. India is holding a general election.






Polling officers check an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) at a distribution centre in Khordha, west of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneshwar April 21, 2009. India will hold the 2nd phase of its general election from April 23.






Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (C) surrounded by security personnel gestures to her supporters during an election campaign rally in the northern Indian city of Allahabad April 19, 2009. India will hold a general election.






India's ruling Congress party supporters wave party flags as they listen to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during an election campaign rally in Gauhati, India, Sunday, April 19, 2009. India's national elections, which began Thursday.






Supporters attend an election campaign rally addressed by Rahul Gandhi, son of chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi, at Kharupetia, about 50 km (31 miles) from the northeastern Indian city of Guwahati, April 20, 2009.






Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (R) gestures to her supporters during an election campaign rally in the eastern Indian city of Ranchi, April 21, 2009. India is holding a general election between April 16 and May 13.






Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (C) receives a garland from her supporters during an election campaign rally in the eastern Indian city of Ranchi, April 21, 2009. India is holding a general election between April 16 and May 13.






Rahul Gandhi, son of chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi, wears a Japi, a traditional bamboo sun shade, during an election campaign rally at Kharupetia, about 50 km (31 miles) from the northeastern Indian city of Guwahati, April 20.






Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Chief Minister of India's communist-ruled West Bengal state, addresses an election campaign rally at Naxalbari village, about 25 km (16 miles) from the eastern Indian city of Siliguri April 17, 2009.






Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh, center, waves his hand along with Gauhati constituency candidate Bijoya Chakraboty, left, and Asom Gana Parisad (AGP) President Chandra Mohan Patwary, right, during an election campaign.






Veteran Bollywood actress Hema Malini waves during an election campaign rally for a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate in the northern Indian city of Lucknow April 17, 2009. India will hold a general election between April 16 and May 13.







Congress party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi waves to the crowd as he is felicitated by party workers with a garland during an election rally in Amethi, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Saturday, April 18, 2009. The five phased Indian.






Bollywood actor Raza Murad (C) displays a victory sign during an election campaign rally for a congress candidate in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad April 16, 2009. Millions of Indians began voting on Thursday in a month-long election.


 







Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav waves to his supporters after he filed his nomination at Mainpuri in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh April 17, 2009. The Samajwadi Party, which held the balance of power in the last months.






Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav (L) holds the hand of a Muslim supporter as he waves to his supporters during an election campaign rally at Shahbad in the northern Indian state Uttar Pradesh April 15, 2009. In India's fight against crime.






Gujarat's Chief Minister Narendra Modi speaks during an election campaign rally in Balasinor, about 90 km (56 miles) east of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, April 14, 2009. India will hold a general election between April 16 and May 13.

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