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Millions go to the polls in India

Indians have begun voting in the first round of the country's 15th general elections.

More than 700 million Indians overall are eligible to vote for seats in the lower house of parliament.

Sanjoy Majumder reports from a polling station in Vera in Uttar Pradesh.


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