April 08: Day in politics

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Supporters listen as Union minister Farooq Abdullah addresses an election rally on the outskirts of Srinagar. (Waseem Andrabi/HT photo)

Supporters listen as Union minister Farooq Abdullah addresses an election rally on the outskirts of Srinagar. (Waseem Andrabi/HT photo)

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BJP supporters in Kashvapuram Area of New Delhi during a promotional drive for the party. (Sonu Mehta/HT photo)

BJP supporters in Kashvapuram Area of New Delhi during a promotional drive for the party. (Sonu Mehta/HT photo)

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Bollywood actress Sridevi along with husband-director Boney Kapoor campaigning for RLD leader Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri. (PTI Photo)

Bollywood actress Sridevi along with husband-director Boney Kapoor campaigning for RLD leader Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri. (PTI Photo)

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Bollywood actress and Rashtriya Aam Party candidate Rakhi Sawant seeks blessings at a temple while campaigning in Mumbai. (AFP photo)

Bollywood actress and Rashtriya Aam Party candidate Rakhi Sawant seeks blessings at a temple while campaigning in Mumbai. (AFP photo)

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Bollywood actress and BJP candidate Hema Malini operates a hand pump at a village during her election campaign in Mathura. (PTI Photo)

Bollywood actress and BJP candidate Hema Malini operates a hand pump at a village during her election campaign in Mathura. (PTI Photo)

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Election officials checking electronic voting machines to be used for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls in Gurgaon. (Parveen Kumar/HT photo)

Election officials checking electronic voting machines to be used for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls in Gurgaon. (Parveen Kumar/HT photo)

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AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal sits at Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi, Rajghat, after he was slapped by an auto driver in New Delhi. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal sits at Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi, Rajghat, after he was slapped by an auto driver in New Delhi. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

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Sangam tailor proprietor Kanahiya Ji Chouhan (71), who still stitches Narendra Modi’s kurta in Dahod, Gujarat. (Amit K Jaiswal/HT photo)

Sangam tailor proprietor Kanahiya Ji Chouhan (71), who still stitches Narendra Modi’s kurta in Dahod, Gujarat. (Amit K Jaiswal/HT photo)

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A security man sits near electronic voting machines inside a truck headed to a polling center on the eve of the second phase of parliamentary elections at Senapati, Manipur. (AP Photo)

A security man sits near electronic voting machines inside a truck headed to a polling center on the eve of the second phase of parliamentary elections at Senapati, Manipur. (AP Photo)

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Polling officials check voting materials by candlelight next to electronic voting machines at a voting center on the eve of the second phase of parliamentary elections at Senapati, Manipur. (AP Photo)

Polling officials check voting materials by candlelight next to electronic voting machines at a voting center on the eve of the second phase of parliamentary elections at Senapati, Manipur. (AP Photo)

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BJP supporters in Kashvapuram Area of New Delhi during a promotional drive for the party. (Sonu Mehta/HT photo)

BJP supporters in Kashvapuram Area of New Delhi during a promotional drive for the party. (Sonu Mehta/HT photo)

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