Tens of millions of Indians have voted on the first day of the general election that is being seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Indians in 20 states and union territories cast their ballots in 91 constituencies.
The seven-phase vote to elect a new lower house of parliament will continue until 19 May. Counting day is 23 May.
News will be followed up on this election.
AENNS – 14/4/19