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Modi wins India election

<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, gestures during a public meeting in Vadodra, in the western Indian state of Gujarat May 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, gestures during a public meeting in Vadodra, in the western Indian state of Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, gestures during a public meeting in Vadodra, in the western Indian state of Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, cheer as Modi addresses a public meeting in Vadodara, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 16, 2014.
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Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, cheer as Modi addresses a public meeting in Vadodara, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, cheer as Modi addresses a public meeting in Vadodara, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Supporters of India's BJP with the party's flag travel in a car during celebrations in Jammu May 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

Supporters of India's BJP with the party's flag travel in a car during celebrations in Jammu May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Supporters of India's BJP with the party's flag travel in a car during celebrations in Jammu May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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<p>Supporters wearing masks of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP celebrate after learning of initial poll results in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash</p>

Supporters wearing masks of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP celebrate after learning of initial poll results in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra...more

Supporters wearing masks of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP celebrate after learning of initial poll results in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, gestures as he receives a garland from his supporters during a public meeting in Vadodara, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, gestures as he receives a garland from his supporters during a public meeting in Vadodara, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 16, 2014....more

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, gestures as he receives a garland from his supporters during a public meeting in Vadodara, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A rangoli, or a mural, showing a map of India with an image of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, is pictured in the premises of the party's regional office in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad May 16, 2014.   REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A rangoli, or a mural, showing a map of India with an image of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, is pictured in the premises of the party's regional office in the western Indian city of...more

A rangoli, or a mural, showing a map of India with an image of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, is pictured in the premises of the party's regional office in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, seeks blessings from his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, seeks blessings from his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, seeks blessings from his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Supporters of India's BJP celebrate as they burn crackers outside their party's headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Supporters of India's BJP celebrate as they burn crackers outside their party's headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of India's BJP celebrate as they burn crackers outside their party's headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, shower confetti from atop a bus in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, May 15, 2014.  REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, shower confetti from atop a bus in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, shower confetti from atop a bus in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A man prepares to sign on a signature board with a picture of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's BJP, installed at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A man prepares to sign on a signature board with a picture of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's BJP, installed at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man prepares to sign on a signature board with a picture of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's BJP, installed at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the initial poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the initial poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Supporters of the India's BJP celebrate after learning of the initial poll results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Supporters of the India's main opposition BJP celebrate after learning of the initial poll results outside their party office in the northeastern Indian city of Guwahati, May 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Utpal Baruah</p>

Supporters of the India's main opposition BJP celebrate after learning of the initial poll results outside their party office in the northeastern Indian city of Guwahati, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

Supporters of the India's main opposition BJP celebrate after learning of the initial poll results outside their party office in the northeastern Indian city of Guwahati, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

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<p>Polling officials count postal ballots at a counting center in New Delhi, May 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Polling officials count postal ballots at a counting center in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Polling officials count postal ballots at a counting center in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>A supporter of India's BJP, wearing a mask of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for BJP, celebrates after learning the initial poll results at the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A supporter of India's BJP, wearing a mask of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for BJP, celebrates after learning the initial poll results at the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi more

A supporter of India's BJP, wearing a mask of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for BJP, celebrates after learning the initial poll results at the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Customers walks past a sari, a traditional women's clothing, printed with a portrait of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, at a showroom in Mumbai, May 14, 2014.  REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

Customers walks past a sari, a traditional women's clothing, printed with a portrait of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, at a showroom in Mumbai, May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui more

Customers walks past a sari, a traditional women's clothing, printed with a portrait of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, at a showroom in Mumbai, May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, gestures upon his arrival to meet his party leaders and workers at Gandhinagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, gestures upon his arrival to meet his party leaders and workers at Gandhinagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave more

Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, gestures upon his arrival to meet his party leaders and workers at Gandhinagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat, May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A man speaks on his mobile phone, which has an image of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

A man speaks on his mobile phone, which has an image of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A man speaks on his mobile phone, which has an image of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition BJP, outside the party headquarters in New Delhi, May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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