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97-year-old Indian man has voted in every election since 1947 independence

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 7:20 EDT
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97-year-old Indian votes in every election since independence (via AFP)

As India held the latest round of its election Wednesday, 97-year-old Shyam Saran Negi once again trudged several kilometres to vote — a tradition he has kept up since independence in 1947. The retired teacher, from a remote village high in the Himalayas…



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