Vinita Pant
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India election: Middle class to vote as economy shifts

In India, how rich you are tends to influence how likely you are to use your right to vote.

In the past, voter turnouts in slum areas have been much higher than middle class neighbourhoods.

But this time round, rampant corruption and the slowing economy have the middle class both angry and worried.

So might we see more of them coming out to vote?

From Mumbai, the BBC's Yogita Limaye reports.

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  • 13 Apr 2014
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