Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) election rally meeting in Bangalore. Photo: EPA

India Prime Minister Modi has upper hand in election ‘guerilla warfare’ as parties vie for jets, choppers to spread campaigns

  • BJP has booked as many as 20 private jets and 30 helicopters, while the Congress could manage to book just about a fifth of that, sources said
  • Aircraft are typically booked for 45 days, with rent for a jet costing as much as US$5,700 an hour, and up to US$7,200 an hour for the more agile helicopter
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) election rally meeting in Bangalore. Photo: EPA
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