India"s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi poses with the party manifesto
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#BBCtrending: India's manifesto war on Twitter

8 April 2014 Last updated at 13:57 BST

As India begins to vote for new leaders, Narendra Modi's BJP Party, the opposition and current favourites to win, have only just released their manifesto - and it has sparked a war on Twitter.

The Congress Party, who lead the current government, began by accusing the BJP of copying their own policies. But as people began to examine the fine print of the manifesto, the conversation on social media began to change.

Mukul Devichand of #BBCtrending reports from Congress HQ in Bangalore.

Video produced by Benjamin Zand

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