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India election: Economic promises

Indian political parties explain their economic policies to the BBC's Shilpa Kannan as voting gets underway in national elections.

India's election is underway and the economy is an important issue among voters as there has been a sharp slowdown in growth in recent years.

The latest figures, for the three months to December, showed the economy growing at an annual rate of 4.7%, down from 4.8% in the previous quarter.

Just two years ago the economy was growing at an annual rate of nearly 8%.

So what are the major political parties planning to reverse that decline?

The BBC's Shilpa Kannan has been finding out.

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