Jagan Mohan Reddy (C), the leader of YSR Congress party gestures to his supporters after he was released on bail from Chanchalguda central prison in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad September 24,... more 
Jagan Mohan Reddy (C), the leader of YSR Congress party gestures to his supporters after he was released on bail from Chanchalguda central prison in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad September 24, 2013. When Jagan Mohan Reddy finally emerged from 16 months behind bars in southern India in September, the adoring crowd that greeted the young politician was so enormous that it took him six hours to drive the 11 km (7 miles) to his home. The scene underscored Reddy's growing popularity - despite a thicket of corruption scandals around him - and it served as a rude reminder to national leaders up north in New Delhi that regional party bosses like Reddy will hold the key to power after elections next year. Both the ruling Congress party and the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are expected to fall short of a majority in the election, which means India may be heading for a coalition government dependent on regional parties. Picture taken September 24, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS) less 
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