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Better jobs to farm distress: Key issues in India's general elections

Here are the main issues in the election, votes in which will be counted on May 23

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019  |  Lok Sabha Elections  |  Lok Sabha Polls

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

India will hold general elections in seven phases starting from Thursday, with about 900 million voters eligible to participate in the world’s biggest democratic exercise. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance will win a thin majority, opinion polls show, with its focus on national security appearing to trump concerns over jobs and farm prices. Here are the main issues in the election, votes in which will be counted on May 23. Jobs With more than half the population of 1.3 billion younger than 25 and millions joining the workforce every year, the lack ...

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 10:41 IST
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