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A pedestrian walks past a billboard for the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) picturing its prime ministerial candidate Narenda Modi as the third phase of voting for national elections commences in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. About 13 million voters spread across seven constituencies in Delhi will elect representatives along with voters in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Orissa and Kerala. Ninety-two seats will be decided today, although results from all 543 constituencies will be announced together on May 16. Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A pedestrian walks past a billboard for the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) picturing its prime ministerial candidate Narenda Modi as the third phase of voting for national elections commences in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, April 10, 2014. About 13 million voters spread across seven constituencies in Delhi will elect representatives along with voters in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Orissa and Kerala. Ninety-two seats will be decided today, although results from all 543 constituencies will be announced together on May 16. Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Kerala

BJP’s Big Kerala Push A Battle Of Prestige For Narendra Modi And Amit Shah

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Karnataka may be the only southern state where the Bharatiya Janata Party has ever held the seat of power but this poll season, the national party is making a big push to open its account in the Assembly elections in Kerala. Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah have raised their stakes to achieve what is considered an uphill task.