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What you need to know about India's BJP

What you need to know about India's BJP
Thursday 23
12:0 2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his way to a second term in office after the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took an unassailable lead in the South Asian country's general elections, according to preliminary results. The Hindu nationalist party is leading in 294 seats out of 542 seats, with its main rival, the Indian National Congress, ahead in 50 seats, according to election commission data. However, it was not clear what percentage of the estimated 600 million votes had been counted. Here is what you need to know about the BJP. Origins of the BJP The Hindu nationalist ...

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Summary: Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party sweeps general elections as it gets a mandate to pursue pro-Hindu policies.

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