An Indian voter gets her finger marked with ink at a polling station in Uttar Pradesh to show she has voted. Photo: AFP

India elections: the importance of being Uttar Pradesh

  • The country’s most populous state is often seen as a bellwether for where India is headed politically
  • Last time, the BJP won more seats there than any other party – but a new ‘grand alliance’ hopes to scupper its plans
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An Indian voter gets her finger marked with ink at a polling station in Uttar Pradesh to show she has voted. Photo: AFP
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