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India election: Narendra Modi celebrates poll victory

India's Prime Minister-elect, Narendra Modi, has celebrated his landslide victory in India's election with a number of public engagements.

Mr Modi attended a victory procession in the capital, Delhi, before offering prayers on the banks of the river Ganges in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi.

Manmohan Singh, whose Congress party was crushed in the poll, has tendered his resignation as prime minister.

Andrew North reports from Delhi.

  • 17 May 2014
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