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India's jobless dominate election

21 April 2014 Last updated at 02:40 BST

India's rising unemployment rate is one reason why the economy is a key issue in the country's general election.

But the picture is not the same across the country.

In Tamil Nadu, in the east of India, a strong manufacturing sector has brought much-needed jobs. So is it an example for others to follow?

Sameer Hashmi reports from the state capital, Chennai.

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