For India’s Muslims, Votes Not Dictated by Imam

May 14, 2014 09:46 AM
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During India's massive democratic exercise that wrapped up this week, political parties reached out to the country's nearly 180 million Muslims in hopes of winning their vote. Many politicians sought the endorsement of imams who in turn could sway members of their community. VOA's Aru Pande and Shaikh Azizur Rahman talk to Muslims in the eastern state of West Bengal who went their own way when it came to casting their ballot.