Focus: India 2009
Pictures: India decides
Scenes from across India as country of 1.3 billion people elect new parliament.
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2009 21:52 GMT

With 800,000 polling booths and more than 1.3 million voting machines, India's election is democracy on a massive scale.

Out of India's more than 1.3 billion people, around 700 million have registered to vote this year in a poll that will be staggered across five weeks.

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