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The fat cost of winning a seat in an Indian election

From buying votes to on-air time on TV, election campaigns for a state Assembly like Telangana aren't completely legal but it's the norm, and you can forget all that stuff about spending limits

October 8, 2018 5:28 PM (UTC+8)
A man holds election campaign material of the BJP and the Indian National Congress party ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in 2018. Photo: AFP / Noah Seelam
A man holds election campaign material of the BJP and the Indian National Congress party ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in 2018. Photo: AFP / Noah Seelam
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