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Anti-graft party faces test as India votes in third round

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India's upstart anti-graft party faces a key test Thursday as the national capital votes in the first major stage of the country's marathon general elections. 

Indian Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) supporters wear masks showing the image of the party's prime ministerial candidate while handing out campaign fliers in Mumbai on April 9, 2014

The third phase of voting begins at 7:00 am local time (01:30 GMT) in 92 constituencies, representing a fifth of the 543-seat lower house, across the capital and 13 other states, including Maoist insurgency-hit eastern India.

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