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Rainbow of colours in Lok Sabha election campaign

The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will be held in seven phases across India starting April 11 and the results will be announced on May 23

The many colours of Lok Sabha Elections

Trinamool Congress has already started campaigning for upcoming Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal which will be held in the state over seven phases. (Express photo: Partha Paul)

The many colours of Lok Sabha Elections

TMC recently announced its candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, with 40 per cent women representation out of the total 42 candidates. (Express photo: Partha Paul)

The many colours of Lok Sabha Elections

BJP supporters posing for selfies with cutout of PM Narendra Modi in the background. In 2014, BJP bagged majority on its own by winning 282 of the 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. After Vajpayee, Modi is the second non-Congress PM to finish a term in office. (Express photo: Bhupendra Rana)

The many colours of Lok Sabha Elections

The SP and BSP have decided to contest 38 seats each of the 80 seats in UP while leaving 2 seats for the Amethi and Rae Bareli seats for the Congress. The SP and BSP have joined hands to contest elections after 24 years. (Express photo: Vishal Srivastav)

The many colours of Lok Sabha Elections

Election campaign accessories such as flags, badges and props of various political parties on sale at shops in Sadar Bazar, Old Delhi ahead of Lok Sabha elections. (Express photo: Abhinav Saha)

The many colours of Lok Sabha Elections

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed the general secretary and in-charge of Uttar Pradesh East on January 23 and has since then held a series of meetings with party workers. She gave her first election speech Tuesday with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi by her side. (Express photo: Vishal Srivastav)

The many colours of Lok Sabha Elections

Shops in Mumbai are getting orders for saris with images of PM Narendra Modi ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. (Express photo: Pradip Das)

Rainbow of colours in Lok Sabha election campaign

Badges of various political parties on sale at Old Delhi's Sadar Bazaar.(Express photo: Abhinav Saha)