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Elections: Voting

Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Kupwara district.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Ramban district.

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Polling officials wearing PPE kits check the documents of a voter as he arrives to cast his vote for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Reasi district.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Srinagar.

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West Pakistani refugees stand in a queue as they wait to cast their votes for the District Development Council elections, at a polling station in Akhnoor of Jammu district.

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A security official keeps a vigil as voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the District Development Council election, at a polling station in Srinagar,.

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BJP candidate from Sanwer, Tulsi Ram Silawat, flashes the victory sign as the party leads during counting day of Madhya Pradesh bypolls, in Indore district.

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Security personnel escort a man with physical disability as he arrives to cast his vote at a polling station for the third phase of Bihar Elections, at Raxaul in East Champaran district.

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Voters riding a boat on their way to a polling station to cast their votes during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, in Muzaffarpur district.

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A security official keeps a vigil as voters stand in queues to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Mahua in Vaishali district.

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School girls escort an elderly voter to cast her vote at a polling station during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Mahua in Vaishali district.

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Plurals Party chief Pushpam Priya Choudhary shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at a polling station, in Darbhanga.

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A voter undergoes thermal screening before casting vote during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at a polling station in Muzaffarpur.

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An election officer applies indelible ink on the finger of an elder voter during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at a polling station in Vaishali.

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A security person carries an elderly voter to a polling station during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Mahua in Vaishali.

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An election officer applies indelible ink on the finger of an elder voter during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at a polling station in Vaishali.

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A security personnel stands guard as voters wait in a queue to cast their vote during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at a polling station in Vaishali.

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An elderly voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at a polling station at Mahua in Vaishali.

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RJD candidate from Parihar Assembly Ritu Jaishwal shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at a polling station, in Parihar district.

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A voter undergoes thermal screening before casting vote during the third phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at a polling station at Mahua in Vaishali.

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Kannada actor Dharshan comes out of a polling station after casting votes for Rajarajeshwari Nagar Assembly by-polls, in Bengaluru.

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Voters stand in a long queue to cast their votes for Dubbaka by-election, in Hyderabad.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the second phase of Assembly elections, in Bhagalpur.

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Union Minister and BJP leader Ashwini Chaubey with his family displays their inked fingers after casting votes at a polling station during the second phase of Assembly elections, in Bhagalpur.

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An ASHA worker checks the temperature of a voter with physical disability at a polling booth as he arrives to cast his vote for the state by-polls, at Rajarajeshwari Nagar in Bengaluru.

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Voters show their ID cards as they stand in a queue to cast their votes for the state by-polls, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Baroda in Sonipat district.

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A woman with her newborn baby arrives to cast her vote for the second phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Meenapur in Muzaffarpur district.

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BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Thakur along with his father and senior party leader CP Thakur (R) and mother Uma Thakur (C) after casting their votes for the second phase of Bihar Assembly Election, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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A voter poses from a cut-out at a selfie-point after casting her vote for the state by-polls, at Bermo in Bokaro district.

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BJP candidate Prabhuram Chaudhary undergoes thermal screening at a polling station as he arrives to cast his vote for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly by-polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Raisen district.

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Veteran actor and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha shows his finger marked with indelible ink after he casted his vote for the second phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, in Patna.

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Veteran actor and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha along with his wife Poonam Sinha and sons Kush Sinha (L) and Luv Sinha (R) (party candidate from Bankipur constituency) after casting their votes for the second phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, in Patna.

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Voters undergo thermal screening at a polling station as they arrive to cast their votes for the second phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, in Muzaffarpur district.

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Mounted voters show their ID cards outside a polling station as they arrive to cast their votes for the second phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, in Patna.

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Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and his wife Maya Shankar show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting votes during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

A voter undergoes thermal screening at a polling station before casting his vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly elections, in Patna.

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A security person keeps vigil as voters stand in a queue during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Muzaffarpur district.

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Voters stand in queues to cast their votes during the second phase of Bihar assembly elections, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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A woman shows an ID and her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna district.

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Women show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Madhya Pradesh Assembly bypolls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Raisen district.

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Women show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Madhya Pradesh Assembly bypolls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Raisen district.

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Women stand in a queue to cast their votes during the Madhya Pradesh Assembly bypolls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Indore district.

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Women show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Jharkhand Assembly bypolls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Dumka district.

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Women show ID and fingers marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Muzaffarpur district.

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RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's brother Sukhdev Rai shows his ID after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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A security person keeps vigil as voters stand in a queue to cast their votes during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Begusarai district.

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A security official provides support to an elderly woman as she walks towards a polling station during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Muzaffarpur district.

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An elderly woman shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Madhya Pradesh Assembly bypolls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Raisen district.

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BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav flashes the victory sign after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Former president of JNU Students' Union Kanhaiya Kumar shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Begusarai district.

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Voters undergo thermal screening at a polling station before casting his vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly elections, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Patna.

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Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) party leader Chirag Paswan shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Khagaria district.

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Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) party leader Upendra Kushwaha and his family members show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Patna.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Patna.

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RJD leader Rabri Devi shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Patna.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Patna.

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MP Rajendra Gehlot shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the second phase of municipal elections, in Jodhpur.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast vote during the second phase of municipal elections, in Jodhpur.

Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, cast their ballots during early voting in Indianapolis.

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Corona positive patients arrive to cast votes for municipal body elections, at a polling station in Jodhpur.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their votes for the municipal corporation elections, at a polling station in Jaipur.

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Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote during the municipal corporation elections, at a polling station in Jaipur.

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Voters show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the municipal corporation elections in Jaipur.

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Voters show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the municipal corporation elections in Jaipur.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav Gehlot and daughter-in-law Hemakshi show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the municipal corporation elections in Jodhpur.

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Voters show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the municipal corporation elections in Jodhpur.

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Voters stand in queues to cast their votes for West Graduate Constituency, in Hubli.

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Security personnel and polling officers carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to deposit at A.N. College after the first phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Patna.

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Voters stand in a queue at a polling station to cast their votes during the first phase Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, at Ara constituency in Bhojpur district.

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People stand in a queue to cast their votes during the first phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Gaya.

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People get a picture clicked at a photo-booth during the first phase of Bihar assembly polls, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Gaya.

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BJP candidate from Gaya Prem Kumar (C), wearing a mask with his party symbol, shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote in the first phase of Bihar assembly polls, in Gaya.

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HAM(S) President Jitan Ram Manjhi shows his finger marked with indelible ink at a polling station after casting his vote for the first phase Bihar Assembly polls, at Atri in Gaya district.

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Polling officials check the names of voters at a polling booth as they arrive to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Chenari police station in Rohtas district.

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Voters show their identity cards at a polling booth after casting their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Shiv Sagar police station in Sasaram district.

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An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) official escorts a man with physical disability inside a polling booth as he arrives to cast his vote for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, in Nawada District.

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A voter gives her thumb impression at a polling booth before casting her vote for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Chenari police station in Rohtas district.

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Voters stand in queues to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Gurua in Gaya district.

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A security official keeps a vigil as voters stand in queues to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Mokama in Patna.

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A polling official marks the finger of a voter with indelible ink before she casts her vote for the first phase Bihar Assembly Elections, at Paliganj in Patna.

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Voters show their identity cards as they stand in queues at a polling station to cast their votes for the first phase Bihar Assembly Elections, at Paliganj in Patna.

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Voters show their fingers marked with indelible ink at a polling station after casting their votes for the first phase Bihar Assembly Elections, at Naubatpur in Patna

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A voter undergoes thermal screening at a polling station before casting her vote for the first phase Bihar Assembly Elections, at Naubatpur in Patna.

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Polling officials mark the fingers of voters with indelible ink at a polling station before they cast their votes for the first phase Bihar Assembly Elections, at Naubatpur in Patna.

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Voters stand in queues to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Imamganj in Gaya district.

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A security official keeps a vigil as voters stand in queues at a polling station to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, at Masaurhi in Patna

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A voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Bhabhua police station in Kaimur district.

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A young man carrying his father leaves after they cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Paliganj constituency in Patna.

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A voter gives his thumb impression at a polling booth before casting his vote for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Chenari police station in Rohtas district.

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Minister of Agriculture Prem Kumar on his way to reach a polling station and cast his vote for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, in Gaya district.

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Voters, adhering to social distancing norms, stand in a queue to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Alipur block in Kaimur district.

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Voters show their identity cards as they stand in a queue to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Election, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at Alipur block in Kaimur district.

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Voters show their identity cards as they stand in a queue outside a polling station to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Naubatpur in Patna

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Voters undergo thermal screening as they stand in a queue outside a polling station to cast their votes for the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections, at Naubatpur in Patna.

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A woman explains the working of an electronic voting machine (EVM) to a voter at a polling station, during the first phase of state elections at Paliganj, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. With an overall declining coronavirus positive trend, Indian authorities decided to hold the first state legislature election since the outbreak of COVID-19. People began voting Wednesday in the country’s third largest state Bihar with of a population of about 122 million people.

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A man displays the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his vote at a polling station, during the first phase of state elections at Paliganj, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. With an overall declining coronavirus positive trend, Indian authorities decided to hold the first state legislature election since the outbreak of COVID-19. People began voting Wednesday in the country’s third largest state Bihar with of a population of about 122 million people.

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A woman wearing a face mask as a protective measure against the coronavirus helps voters sanitize their hands at a polling station, during the first phase of state elections at Paliganj, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. With an overall declining coronavirus positive trend, Indian authorities decided to hold the first state legislature election since the outbreak of COVID-19. People began voting Wednesday in the country’s third largest state Bihar with of a population of about 122 million people.

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A security officer wearing a face shield as a protective measure against the coronavirus helps an elderly voter exit a polling station, during the first phase of state elections at Paliganj, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. With an overall declining coronavirus positive trend, Indian authorities decided to hold the first state legislature election since the outbreak of COVID-19. People began voting Wednesday in the country’s third largest state Bihar with of a population of about 122 million people.

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