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Assembly Elections 2017

An AAP rally in Muktsar, Punjab, 2016

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Bharatiya Janata Party workers celebrate the swearing-in of Yogi Adityanath as UP Chief Minister, in Patna.

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Supporters of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) celebrate the swearing-in of Yogi Adityanath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, in Ahmedabad.

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Family members and relatives of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during a celebration at his native village Panchur, in Pauri Garhwal.

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Newly elected chief minister Yogi Adityanath (second from R), K P Muriya (third from R) and Dinesh Sharma (right) receives the letter by UP Governor Ram Naik, at Raj Bhawan, in Lucknow.

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Yogi Adityanath arrives to attend BJP's legislature party meeting, in Lucknow.

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BJP legislature party leader Trivendra Singh Rawat meeting Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul to stake claim for forming the government in the State, in Dehradun.

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Akhilesh Yadav’s rath being repaired after a snag during his party’s UP assembly poll yatra in Lucknow

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Brand Modi is unscathed even after three years and may, in fact, have gained some extra lustre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by BJP President Amit Shah as Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other members look on during the BJP Parliamentary party meeting at Parliament in New Delhi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Party President Amit Shah and other leaders during BJP's parliamentary board meeting to felicitate PM Modi and Amit Shah for the massive victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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View of the Aam Aadmi Party office after the party came a distant second in Punjab and failed to win a single seat in Goa, in New Delhi.

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View of the Aam Aadmi Party office after the party came a distant second in Punjab and failed to win a single seat in Goa, in New Delhi.

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Nongthombam Biren Singh is greeted after he was elected at BJP legislature party leader, in Imphal. Union Power Minister and BJP observer Piyush Goyal and HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses supporters at the party headquarters to celebrate victory in UP and Uttrakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the party headquarters to celebrate victory in UP and Uttrakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah and party leaders at the party headquarters to celebrate victory in UP and Uttrakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets BJP President Amit Shah at the party's parliamentary board meeting, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the party headquarters to celebrate victory in UP and Uttrakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to the crowd at the party headquarters as he arrive to celebrate victory in UP and Uttrakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed with rose petals at the party headquarters to celebrate victory in UP and Uttrakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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View of the Congress Party's office after the party's poor show in Uttar Pradesh elections, in New Delhi.

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BJP President Amit Shah gestures during a press conference after party’s victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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BJP President Amit Shah being greeted by party workers during the celebration over party’s victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters burst crackers as early trends show the party's win in the UP and Uttarakhand assembly elections, in Ranchi.

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Bhartaiya Janata Party activists from Assam hold photos of BJP leaders while celebrating as early trends show the party's win in the UP and Uttarakhand assembly elections, at the BJP head office in Hengrabari, in Guwahati.

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BJP supporters celebrate as early trends show the party's thumping win in the UP Election Results assembly polls, in Bikaner.

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BJP supporters celebrate the partys sweep in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters celebrate the partys sweep in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party supporters raise a cutout of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate winning seats in the state of Uttar Pradesh, in Lucknow.

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Bharatiya Janata Party supporters celebrate winning seats in the state legislature during Utar Pradesh elections, in Lucknow.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate as their party leads in state elections in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh states, in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate as their party leads in state elections in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh states, in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate as their party leads in state elections in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh states in New Delhi.

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Election officials count votes at a counting station in Noida.

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Election officials count votes at a counting station in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

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Election officials view a vote counting machine at a counting station in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

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Election officials count votes at a counting station in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

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Election officials count votes at a counting station in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. BJP is heading for major victories in key state legislature elections that are seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nearly 3-year-old rule.

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BJP workers celebrates Party's early lead in 2017 assembly electinos at BJP Headquarters, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates Party's lead in 2017 assembly electinos at BJP Headquarters, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates Party's early lead in 2017 assembly electinos at BJP Headquarters, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates Party's early lead in 2017 assembly electinos at BJP Headquarters, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates outside BJP Headquarters after Party's early lead in Uttar Pradesh assembly electinos 2017, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates outside BJP Headquarters after Party's early lead in Uttar Pradesh assembly electinos 2017, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates outside BJP Headquarters in New Delhi after Party's early lead in Uttar Pradesh assembly electinos 2017, as the counting of votes started.

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Uttarakhand people dancing outside BJP headquarters as BJP leads in Uttarakhand assembly election 2017, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates outside BJP Headquarters in New Delhi after Party's early lead in Uttar Pradesh assembly electinos 2017, as the counting of votes started.

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BJP workers celebrates outside BJP Headquarters in New Delhi after Party's early lead in Uttar Pradesh assembly electinos 2017, as the counting of votes started.

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Gajendra Chauhan with BJP workers at BJP Headquarters during their celebration on Party's early lead in 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly electinos, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers watching LIVE updates on election results on a Big TV screen at Party Headquarters, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates Party's early lead in 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly electinos by distributing sweets at BJP Headquarters, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers celebrates outside their office after Bharatiya Janata Party is racing ahead in Uttar Pradesh assembly electinos 2017, as the counting of votes started, in New Delhi.

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A foreigner helps an elderly woman near a polling booth at Varanasi during the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh polls.

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BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi arrives at a polling booth in Varanasi during the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh polls.

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Women line up at a polling booth in Varanasi during the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh polls.

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An elderly woman is carried after she cast her vote at a polling station during the final phase of Assembly polls, in Varanasi.

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Women show their voter ID cards in Mirzapur during the seventh and final phase of voting in Uttar Pradesh.

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Voters line up at a polling station in Varanasi during the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh polls.

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People line up at a polling station in Mirzapur during the seventh and final phase of voting in Uttar Pradesh.

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Sadhus of the Juna Akhara show their voting cards before casting their vote at a polling booth in Varanasi during the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh polls.

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Muslim women line up at a polling station in Mirzapur to cast their votes during the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

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Poll officials wait to leave for election duty at an EVM distribution centre, in Varanasi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav at an election rally, in Jaunpur.

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Crowd at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's road show in Ramnagar, Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at BJP supporters during his election campaign road show, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an election rally at Rohaniya, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed with a garland at an election rally at Rohaniya, in Varanasi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav at an election rally, in Jaunpur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at people at road show at Ramnagar.

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A Congress supporter waving flag during Rahul Gandhi's rally ahead of phase 7 of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in Jaunpur.

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Women supporters of Samajwadi Party- Congress alliance hold poster during an election rally by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for the last phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in Mirzapur.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi having tea at a roadside shop, in Sonebhadra.

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Rahul Gandhi reaching out to his supporters during a rally ahead of phase 7 of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in Jaunpur.

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Rahul Gandhi reaching out to his supporters during a rally ahead of phase 7 of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in Jaunpur.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi being garlanded by party members at an election rally for the last phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in Mirzapur.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressing an election rally for the last phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in Mirzapur.

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Uttar Pradesh SP leader and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav addressing an election rally for the last phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in Mirzapur.

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Uttar Pradesh SP leader and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at election rally for the last phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in Sonbhadra.

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Supporters give warm welcome to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his road show, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his road show, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his road show, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his road show, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his road show, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to people during his road show, in Varanasi.

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BJP President Amit Shah addesses a press conference in Varanasi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav addesses a press conference at party headquarters, in Lucknow.

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Voters standing in queue show their identity cards during the first phase of Manipur legislative assembly Election at Lilong, Imphal West.

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Voters standing in queue show their identity cards during the first phase of Manipur legislative assembly Election at Lilong, Imphal West.

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A voter inside voting booth during the first phase of Manipur legislative assembly Election at Lilong, Imphal West.

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Huge crowd gather on Varanasi roads for PM Narendra Modi road show.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav waves at people during an election rally in Ballia district, UP.

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Security men patrolling a street on the eve of Assembly polls in Imphal.

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Security personnel leave for election duty on the eve of voting for the Assembly polls at Porompat, Imphal East.

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Akhilesh Yadav with Muslims at an Iftar party in Lucknow

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A BSP supporter during a Mayawati rally in Allahabad

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally in Maharajganj district.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav waves at an election rally in Deoria district.

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Union Home Minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh at an election rally in Mau district.

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