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India election

Five Indian politicians to watch on last day of election

PM Modi likely to return to power with thin majority for ruling coalition

So far in the game, several opinion polls are predicting that the ruling coalition will retain power, albeit with a reduced majority. (Nikkei montage)

NEW DELHI -- India on May 19 reached the final day of voting in its seven-phase general election. The election, which has spanned more than a month, will decide the fate of politicians hoping to play a crucial role in the next government.

Who are the key leaders? Which parties do they belong to? What promises have they made to woo the electorate of 900 million in a country of 1.3 billion?

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