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Jobless and furious: Indian youth vow to oust PM Modi in election

Thousands of new voters protest, demanding jobs and better education

Demonstrators shout slogans at a march in New Delhi on Feb. 7 demanding jobs and better education.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- India's youth are increasingly angry over their poor job prospects, an issue that has heightened the worries of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government as a general election is due by May.

Young people's frustrations were evident at a massive protest march in the capital on Feb. 7. Thousands of members of student and youth organizations gathered from across India to demand employment and quality education.

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