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Indian paramilitary soldier looks on as he obscures the image of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaign poster , during a curfew in Srinagar on December 8, 2014. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hit the campaign trail for regional elections in Indian Kashmir, just days after a militant attack left 11 soldiers and police dead. Hundreds of extra troops have been deployed in the main city Srinagar where Modi is due to speak at a public rally to boost his Hindu nationalist party’s bold bid to seize power in the troubled Muslim-majority region. AFP PHOTO/Rouf BHAT