Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
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India election: Are Modi's economic claims justified?

2 May 2014 Last updated at 13:44 BST

The clear favourite to be India's next prime minister is Narendra Modi of the opposition party BJP.

He has been the chief minister of the western state of Gujarat for over 12 years now and his track record on the economy there has been at the heart of his election pitch.

But is Gujarat doing as well as his party claims?

Sameer Hashmi reports.

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