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Published: Friday May 16, 2014 MYT 10:45:02 AM
Updated: Friday May 16, 2014 MYT 10:46:40 AM

Counting of votes begins in India's mammoth general election

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Volunteers across India began counting votes on Friday to establish the result of a five-week general election in which an estimated half a billion people cast ballots and opposition leader Narendra Modi is widely expected to win.

(Reporting by Malini Menon; Writing by Frank Jack Daniel; Editing by John Chalmers)


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