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India elections: Who is Narendra Modi?

16 May 2014 Last updated at 08:27 BST

India's governing Congress party has admitted defeat as early election results give a strong lead to the main opposition BJP.

There were already scenes of joy ahead of the announcement at the offices of the BJP, which is led by Narendra Modi.

But who is the man who looks set to lead India?

Andrew North reports.