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Thursday, 14 February, 2002, 13:32 GMT
In pictures: India's state polls
The elections in four Indian states have provided many colourful moments.

Villagers queue at a polling station in Punjab
The polls are being seen as a major test for the national coalition

Two elderly voters are helped by officials in Punjab
Age did not dampen the spirits of enthusiastic voters

A campaign vehicle
Campaign "chariots" play a crucial role in Indian elections

Campaigners show off party symbols and flags
Devoted supporters added colour to the campaigning

Supporters of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Rajnath Singh, climb a tree to have a glimpse of their leader
Elections offer a vantage point for voters!
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