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What do Indians want from this election? What do they expect from their leaders? Rediff On The NeT spoke to a cross section of Indians across the country to find out:
'My biggest hope is the youth of this country'
'I am not scared of anything, not even Jayalalitha'
'The Indian woman is facing more and more problems every day'
'Isn't dynastic rule a kind of dictatorship?'
'Corruption is the bane of this otherwise great country'
'We are the world's largest democracy; it's time we learn to appreciate this fact and use it to further our progress in the world'
'I am keen to know what riches and happiness mean'
'I want stability, and elections only once in five years'
'If you are unable to keep your promises, why do you make them in the first place?'
'I know for sure the kind of leader that I want does exist somewhere'
'It is Vajpayee's dream to be prime minister. We should fulfil his dream'
'If the Ambanis took charge of the economy, how long will they let it run as a loss making organisation?'
'Sonia looks nice,... but who is Vajpayee, Khalap, Rane?'
'People need jobs for livelihood, not roads and electricity'
'In a country of 900 million people, can't we have an Indian as our prime minister?'
'They just make promises -- until they are elected'
'Everyone is corrupt; I don't think there is anyone here who is good and fair and honest'
'We have learnt to justify corruption, which is the worst thing that can happen to a country'
'Only if the Congress comes to power will we have a government which lasts five full years'
'I believe no government can change my life'
'We need a secular dictator for a few years'
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