Indian Elections, third phase : PM Modi casts vote in Gujarat's Ahmadabad

Indian Elections, third phase : PM Modi casts vote in Gujarat's Ahmadabad
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Voting is underway in the third and largest phase of India's staggered General Election, including in Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's home state of Gujarat and Southern Kerala, where opposition congress party Chief Rahul Gandhi is contesting.

Large queues were also seen outside polling booths in Kerala's Wayanad, from where India's main opposition leader, Rahul Gandhi is running for Parliament.

In all, 188 million voters are eligible to cast ballots in 117 constituencies during the day - across 15 states and federally-controlled territories. India's Parliament has 545 members.

The General Election, which has seven phases, began on April 11 and will end on May 19. Votes will be counted on May 23.

 APP

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