Pictures: India decides

Scenes from across India as country of 1.3 billion people elect new parliament.

    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.

    MORE:
     Read our special report: India 2009
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    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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