Politician Dresses as Spider-Man, Climbs Building, Asks for Votes

Thirty-two year-old Gaurav Sharma is running for Parliament in India. Previously a martial arts instructor for the Mumbai Police, Sharma is now climbing up the sides of buildings in a Spider-Man costume, asking for votes.

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Below, you can watch him campaign. Video courtesy of AP:

Raw: Indian 'Spiderman' Climbs for Votes [AP@YouTube]

'Spider-Man' Runs for Parliament in India Election [WSJ]

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The10thX
The10thX

The man knows what he's doing!