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Modi on course to be India's next leader, exit polls show

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, attends the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) national convention in New Delhi February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, attends the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) national convention in New Delhi February 27,...more

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Gujarat's chief minister, attends the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) national convention in New Delhi February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A supporter of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shouts slogans as he is detained by police during a 12-hour strike in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura, May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A supporter of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shouts slogans as he is detained by police during a 12-hour strike in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura, May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A supporter of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shouts slogans as he is detained by police during a 12-hour strike in Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura, May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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People wait to cast their vote at a polling station in the final phase of the general election in Varanasi in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People wait to cast their vote at a polling station in the final phase of the general election in Varanasi in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People wait to cast their vote at a polling station in the final phase of the general election in Varanasi in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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People wait to cast their vote at a polling station in the final phase of the general election in Varanasi in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People wait to cast their vote at a polling station in the final phase of the general election in Varanasi in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People wait to cast their vote at a polling station in the final phase of the general election in Varanasi in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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