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> Here in the North Indian state of Punjab, people are preparing for an election just one week away. This corner of India is traditionally one of India's wealthiest, however, it hasn't fared so well in recent years. There are high levels of youth unemployment, allegations of mass corruption and a problem with drug addiction among young people.
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>> That's got all young Punjabis feeling anxious. Newer political parties wants to capitalize on that in this weekend's polls. Young, inexperience candidates are joining up with a small anticorruption party. The Aam Aadmi take Rupinder Kaur Ruby, a 27 year old law student with one message, jobs for young people.
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>> We've been out speaking to young people across the state of Punjab. Many of them are anxious, they're under-employed or unemployed, but they're also graduates, and they're hungry for better, better paying jobs. These are the people that voted Narendra Modi in the 2014 election that brought him to power.
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While at the moment this is a local issue and this is a local election, the issues are very national. If Moody can't deliver jobs for these young people who are graduates, who want to get on in life, then he faces a real problem.