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Arrests amid security concerns ahead of India legislative elections

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A worker operates a machine to print banners of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the 2014 general elections
A worker operates a machine to print banners of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the 2014 general elections Reuters/Adnan Abidi

Police in India say four suspected terrorists arrested in the state of Rajasthan were planning attacks to disrupt legislative elections, slated for next month. The authorities report that one man, Zi-aur Rehman, under the alias, Waqas, is wanted in connection with several explosions in India, inlcuding one in Zaveri market in July 2011. RFI speaks to Ajai Sahni, Executive Director of the Institute for Conflict Management in New Delhi, about the arrests and security concerns in India today.

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