Protests erupt across India

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Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) activists carry placards with photographs of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon during a protest outside the Maharashtra House demanding abolition of death penalty in New Delhi, India, Monday, July 27, 2015. Yakub Memon who is currently at the Nagpur Central Prison in western Maharashtra state is facing possible hanging to death on July 30 if the Supreme Court dismisses his mercy petition. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

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Demonstrations swell across India in support of a 74-year-old social activist fasting to death in jail in a protest against corruption.

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