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Reports and reaction to India vote

16 May 2014 Last updated at 06:14 BST

India's main opposition BJP is making hefty gains over the ruling Congress party as hundreds of millions of votes cast during its mammoth nine-phase general election are being counted.

Final results for the 543 seats are expected later on Friday.

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