With the crucial election in Karnataka just a week away, the Indian state's ruling Congress party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are pulling out all the stops to woo voters.
The southern state, home to the country's information technology (IT) hub of Bengaluru, is going to the polls on May 12, in which the BJP is engaged in a tough battle against Congress president Rahul Gandhi and incumbent Congress Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah.
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