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Spiderman woos voters in Mumbai

The Lok Sabha elections have kicked off from April 7 that many observers see as the most important election.

Residents watch as Gaurav Sharma, locally known as Indian Spiderman who is contesting as an Independent candidate in the upcoming parliamentary elections, climbs a building as part of his campaign in Mumbai on Thursday.
The Lok Sabha elections have kicked off from April 7 that many observers see as the most important election in more than 30 years in the world's largest democracy. (AP )

Gaurav Sharma, center, greets people during his campaign in Mumbai. (AP)

Gaurav Sharma is a martial arts trainer and fitness consultant from Mumbai. He is running to be a representative of his South Mumbai district and is seen doing everything he can to wrap up voters in his political web. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

Gaurav Sharma's brother, Pankaj Sharma, said, “The aim of my brother is to create awareness amongst people to come out and vote.” (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

Gaurav Sharma poses for a photograph as he arrives to file his nomination papers in Mumbai on Friday. (PTI)

Gaurav Sharma waves to children during his campaign in Mumbai. (AP)

Gaurav Sharma has taken to scaling multi-story buildings throughout South Mumbai, adorned in the famous Spiderman outfit. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

Gaurav Sharma greets people during his campaign in Mumbai. (AP)