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Operation Election

a route which speeds the arrival at Rashtrapati Rhavan, or along roads specially 'manicured' with whitewash and red earth. Portraits of the VIP adorn various road junctions. The flags of the nation visiting are very visible, wen among the tattered, coloured bedspreads which hang miserably on other posts. Groups of unemployed hang around for a feeble cheer. The police, the security boys, are everywhere, "The gunmen are particularly noticeable. They look like the local bad characters.

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