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Polling officer counting Panchayat Election Ballots at Polytechnic counting centre during second wave of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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Polling officer counting Panchayat Election Ballots at Polytechnic counting centre during second wave of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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TMC activists celebrate winning trend in the West Bengal state assembly elections, in Kolkata.

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Congress party office wears a deserted look as trend's show party's defeat during counting day of Assam Assembly Election 2021, in Guwahati.

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DMK Party workers celebrate during the counting day of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls result at their party headquarters, in Chennai.

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TMC activists celebrate their party's winning trend during the West Bengal State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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TMC activists celebrate their party's winning trend during the West Bengal State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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TMC activists celebrate their party's winning trend during the West Bengal State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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TMC activists celebrate their party's winning trend during the West Bengal State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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DMK Party workers celebrate during the counting of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls result at their party headquarters, in Chennai.

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DMK Party workers celebrating during the counting of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls result at their party head quarters, in Chennai.

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DMK Party workers celebrating during the counting of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls result at their party head quarters, in Chennai.

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DMK Party workers celebrating during the counting of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls result at their party head quarters, in Chennai.

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Representatives of candidates wait to enter a vote counting center for the state legislature elections amid a weekend lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus Kochi, Kerala state.

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Election officials sit wearing masks and face shields during the counting of votes of Assam state assembly election in Guwahati.

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A counting agent stands in protective suit during the counting of votes of Assam state assembly election in Gahwaati.

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Representatives of candidates wait to enter a vote counting center for the state legislature elections amid a weekend lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus Kochi, Kerala state.

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A TMC supporter holds a placard outside West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence at Kalighat during the counting of West Bengal Assembly poll, as the state government observes a shutdown to combat the Covid-19 situation, no gathering and rallies are strictly prohibited in this situation in Kolkata.

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DMK Party workers celebrating during the counting of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls result at their party head quarters, in Chennai.

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A deserted view of North Kolkata Netaji Indoor stadium counting station during the vote Counting of West Bengal Assembly election, in Kolkata.

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Workers carry postal ballot box for counting of votes at a centre for the Assam Assembly Polls in Majuli district of Assam.

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Counting of votes in progress for the Kerala Assembly elections results, at Polytechnic College at Westhill in Kozhikode.

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Security personnel wearing a face mask, stands guards infront of Strong room during counting for the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls at a counting centre at Loyola College, in Chennai.

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Election officials and agents of veinous political parties and independents candidates wearing face mask count vote for the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls at a counting centre at Loyola College, in Chennai.

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An election official wearing a face mask, inspects the strong room before starting the counting for the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls at a counting centre at Loyola College, in Chennai.

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Election officials engaged in postal vote counting at the counting centre in Krishnagiri. The counting of votes for the Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu has started.

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Election official wearing a face mask, prepare to count postal ballot votes for the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls at a counting centre at Loyola College, in Chennai

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Crowd seen on the street of Agartala as counting of votes started for Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) in a counting hall in Agartala.

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BJP candidates along with party workers celebrate their victory in municipal elections, in Surat.

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AAP candidates along with party workers celebrate their victory in municipal elections, in Surat.

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Congress party workers and supporters gather outside the counting office for the Gujarat Municipal Election 2021 results, in Ahmedabad.

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BJP workers and supporters celebrate after the party won civic body election, outside the counting station in Ahmedabad.

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BJP supporters celebrate the party's lead in the Municipal Corporation election in Ajmer.

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Congress party workers during the counting of votes for Rajasthan Municipal Election 2021 result, in Ajmer.

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An elderly voter shows her finger marked with indelible ink after casting her vote for the first phase of Panchayati Raj elections, in Kullu.

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Counting of votes for the recently concluded District Development Council elections in progress at a centre, in Jammu.

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BJP candidates celebrate their party's lead in the Kerala local body elections in Kochi.

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BJP workers celebrate during counting day of Kerala local body elections, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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BJP workers celebrate during counting day of Kerala local body elections, in Kozhikode.

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Officials count votes during counting day of Kerala local body elections, in Kozhikode.

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Counting of votes for Nagpur Division (Graduate seat) MLC elections underway, in Nagpur.

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Counting of votes for MLC elections in progress at Pahadia Mandi in Varanasi.

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HAM(S) Chief Jitan Ram Manjhi is greeted after leading from Imamaganj constituency in the Bihar Assembly polls, in Gaya.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrate their party's lead in the Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

RJD leader Manoj Jha addresses media at party leader Tejashwi Yadav's residence during the counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly election in Patna

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NDA supporters celebrate after party's lead during the counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly election in Patna

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Jharkhand Chief Minister and senior leader of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Hemant Soren celebrates with party MLAs after JMM-Congress alliance's win in Assembly bypolls, in Ranchi.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supporters outside party leader Tejashwi Yadav's residence during the counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly election in Patna.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate Basant Soren receives the victory certificate from an election official after winning the Dumka by-election, in Dumka.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers at BJP HQ after their party's lead in the Bihar Assembly polls, in New Delhi.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa greets newly elected MLA N Munirathna, who won the Rajrajeshwari Nagar by-poll, in Bengaluru.

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RJD candidate from Maner assembly constituency, Bhai Birendra, flashes victory sign after his win in the Bihar Assembly elections, in Patna.

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RJD leader Manoj Jha and other party leaders arrive at election office during the counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly election in Patna.

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AIMIM President and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi addresses media persons on Bihar election results at his residence in Hyderabad.

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CPI-ML candidate from Paliganj constituency Sandip Saurav flashes victory sign after his win in the Bihar Assembly elections, in Patna.

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BJP candidate from Panta Saheb assembly constituency Nand Kishore Yadav flashes victory sign after his win in the Bihar Assembly elections, in Patna,

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Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, BJP Bihar in-charge Bhupendra Yadav, BJP Bihar President Sanjay Jaiswal and MoS Nityanand Rai flash victory sign during a press conference following NDA's lead during the counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly Elections results, in Patna.

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BJP Bihar in-charge Bhupendra Yadav with party leader Mangal Pandey leave after meeting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar following NDA's lead during the counting of votes for the Bihar Assembly Elections results, in Patna.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrate their partys lead in the Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP HQ in New Delhi

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrate their party's lead in the Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrate their party's lead in the Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrate their party's lead in the Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters celebrate their party's lead during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters celebrate their party's lead during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters celebrate their party's lead during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters celebrate their party's lead during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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BJP supporters celebrate their party's lead during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of State for Home affiars Nityananand Rai talks to media as he arrives at the BJP headquarters on counting day for the Bihar Assembly elections, in Patna.

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BJP supporters celebrate their party's lead during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Patna.

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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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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani (C), Deputy CM Nitin Patel (L) and BJP State President CR Patil flash the victory sign during counting of votes for Madhya Pradesh bypolls and Bihar Assembly polls, in Gandhinagar.

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BJP supporters react during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Patna.

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People watch news of Bihar state assembly election results at an electronics shop in Patna.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate the lead of their party alliance in initial results for the Bihar state assembly polls, in Patna.

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Supporters of Janata Dal (United) celebrate the lead of their party alliance in initial results for the Bihar state assembly polls, in Patna.

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Supporters of Janata Dal (United) celebrate the lead of their party alliance in initial results for the Bihar state assembly polls, in Patna.

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BJP State President VD Sharma and party supporters react during counting day of Madhya Pradesh Assembly bypolls, in Bhopal.

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BJP worker celebrate the NDA's lead in Bihar Assembly elections and party's lead in UP Assembly bypolls, in Varanasi.

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RJD chief Lalu Yadav, who is serving a jail term in a fodder scam case and undergoing treatment at RIMS, speaks on the phone during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Ranchi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya speaks to media during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, at party HQ in New Delhi.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Mayukh speaks to media during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, at party HQ in New Delhi.

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NDA supporters flash victory signs as they celebrate the alliance's lead during counting of votes for Bihar Assembly elections, in Patna.

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Janata Dal (United) supporters react as officials count votes during counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Patna

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Election officers wearing face masks count votes for the Bihar state assembly polls, at a counting centre in Patna.

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Election officials count votes at a centre on counting day of Bihar Assembly polls, in Patna

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers celebrate the party's success in Delhi Assembly polls, at the party office, at Andheri in Mumbai.

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Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate ahead of the final results, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, at party headquarters in New Delhi.

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Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate ahead of the final results, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, at party headquarters in New Delhi.

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Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate ahead of the final results, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, at party headquarters in New Delhi.

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Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate ahead of the final results, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, in Guwahati.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha displays victory sign, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly poll results, at a counting centre in New Delhi.

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Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate ahead of the final results, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, at party headquarters in New Delhi.

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Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate ahead of the final results, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, at party headquarters in New Delhi.

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Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate ahead of the final results, as early trends show party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, in Patna.

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Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Laxmi Nagar constituency Nitin Tyagi shows a victory sign, as counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly poll results are underway, at Akshardham counting centre in New Delhi.

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Aam Aadmi Party workers hold a young boy dressed as Arvind Kejriwal as they celebrate party's victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, at party headquarters in New Delhi.

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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and AAP candidates are seen at Akshardham centre, during counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly poll results, in New Delhi.

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Election officials arrive to begin the counting of votes for Delhi Assembly polls results, at a counting centre in Akshardham, New Delhi.

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Election officials carry out counting of votes for Delhi Assembly polls results, at a counting centre in Akshardham, New Delhi.

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Election officials carry out counting of votes for Delhi Assembly election results, at a counting centre in Akshardham, New Delhi.

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