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Sun May 19, 2019, 05:28 PM

India's Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show

Source: New York Times

NEW DELHI ó Prime Minister Narendra Modi, one of the most powerful and divisive leaders India has produced in decades, appeared headed for re-election, according to exit polls released Sunday at the end of mammoth parliamentary elections.

Mr. Modi seems to have emerged from the largest democratic vote in human history relatively unscathed by growing complaints across India about joblessness and distress on farms.

According to all of the major exit polls, Mr. Modiís brand of brawny Hindu nationalist politics, coupled with his efforts to project a strong image of India abroad, played well among the 900 million registered voters. If the voter surveys prove accurate, Mr. Modi is positioned to govern with a strong hand for five more years.

To the very end, he campaigned as a passionate Hindu. Mr. Modi spent Saturday night and Sunday morning, the last day of the election, praying at a Hindu shrine and meditating in a remote Himalayan cave.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/19/world/asia/india-modi-election-polls.html

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Sun May 19, 2019, 07:00 PM

1. fuck him and the other hindu nationalist trash

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Sun May 19, 2019, 07:26 PM

2. Right wingers and nationalists are terrible people

and win by convincing the majority of people to screw over minorities, blame them for problems, and feel superior.

Christians are among the groups demonized by Modi's party although Muslims get the most of it.

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Sun May 19, 2019, 07:56 PM

3. limbaugh bragged years ago that his brand of talk radio was taking off in india

talk radio is a great opportunity for paid callers to create crap. and they could be calling from anywhere, like russia.

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