Six weeks of voting begins today, with many viewing it as a referendum on the prime minister, Narendra Modi

The world’s largest-ever election has started in India, with voters in 20 states casting their ballots in the first phase of the country’s marathon six-week polls.

The contest in the vast country of 1.3 billion people is dominated by local issues but also viewed as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a staunch Hindu nationalist who rode a wave of popularity five years ago to become the first leader of a majority government in decades.

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