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India’s unemployment rate at its highest in 45 years | Video

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India's economy is in the grip of a slowdown, with the unemployment rate of 6.1 per cent at its highest in 45 years. Of the 900 eligible voters for the general election, around 300 million are considered distressed voters. That means they're economically vulnerable with little or no job security. Residents of a slum in New Delhi tell Jeremy Koh what they think about the lofty promises from politicians.

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