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the polls are open in the world's largest democratic election , voting in India's general election began Thursday and it's going to last six weeks nine hundred million people are eligible to vote in phases across the country states that's more than the population of continental Europe and all of them have prime minister Narendra Modi's on their minds he is seeking reelection to a second term in office moody wants to ride a wave of nationalism to victory and this party has entered the race as the front runner that's thanks to his record and national security after spike intention but Pakistan however as writers Deadshot Ghoshal reports this path to reelection may not be as smooth as in twenty fourteen five years ago and %HESITATION instability came to power promising to kick start the economy took a trip to Europe to make a double prominent globally %HESITATION and to go hard or data five years since then this really is that a referendum on prime minister modi'in as before having spoken to lots of orders over the last couple of months and spoken to post as the big things on people's minds one is national security in India's missions with buckets done and there has been some action on that front in the last couple of weeks at the same time there is concern all of %HESITATION unemployment in the state of the jobs market in February moody issued air strikes against a suspected militant camp in Pakistan the first read like that since their war in nineteen seventy one , but it's the economy where he's weaker more than half the population is under twenty five millions of Indians enter the workforce every year an official statistics show movies government hasn't created enough work for them , movies main opposition led by Rahul Gandhi is trying to run in movies broken economic promises both sides are promised handouts to the poor ahead of the polls , movies wasting the time of the country five years of already gone so don't waste anymore time Gandhi's Congress party hopes to win enough seats to lure in smaller parties across India and form the government India's electoral commission has set up about one million polling stations some officials even tracking days to ensure the Indians in the most remote parts of the country can cast their ballot the final tally will be held on may twenty third