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 Narendra Modi, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, won a landslide victory in India's 2014 general elections, which took place between April 7 and May 12. With over 550 million votes cast, it was the largest election in history.  It was the first time since 1984 that a party has won enough seats to govern without the support of other parties. Modi, the former governor of Gujarat State, led his party to defeat the Indian National Congress party, which had led the central government for a total of 49 years since the country's 1947 Independence.  In the run up to the election, with India's economy faltering and the government plagued by corruption scandals, BJP were able to position itself as the party of the urban middle class, an increasing constituency as more Indians move from the countryside to cities and those cities, in turn, become more prosperous.  Read more at the  New York Times .

Narendra Modi, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, won a landslide victory in India's 2014 general elections, which took place between April 7 and May 12. With over 550 million votes cast, it was the largest election in history.

It was the first time since 1984 that a party has won enough seats to govern without the support of other parties. Modi, the former governor of Gujarat State, led his party to defeat the Indian National Congress party, which had led the central government for a total of 49 years since the country's 1947 Independence.

In the run up to the election, with India's economy faltering and the government plagued by corruption scandals, BJP were able to position itself as the party of the urban middle class, an increasing constituency as more Indians move from the countryside to cities and those cities, in turn, become more prosperous.

Read more at the New York Times.

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 Narendra Modi, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, won a landslide victory in India's 2014 general elections, which took place between April 7 and May 12. With over 550 million votes cast, it was the largest election in history.  It was the first time since 1984 that a party has won enough seats to govern without the support of other parties. Modi, the former governor of Gujarat State, led his party to defeat the Indian National Congress party, which had led the central government for a total of 49 years since the country's 1947 Independence.  In the run up to the election, with India's economy faltering and the government plagued by corruption scandals, BJP were able to position itself as the party of the urban middle class, an increasing constituency as more Indians move from the countryside to cities and those cities, in turn, become more prosperous.  Read more at the  New York Times .
2014_04_24_DB_Kashmir_0673.jpg
2014_04_25_DB_Kashmir_0788.jpg
2014_04_25_DB_Kashmir_0741.jpg
2014_04_12_DB_Amethi_0610.jpg
2014_04_09_DB_Modi_0884.jpg
2014_04_14_DB_Amedabad_1047.jpg
2014_04_17_DB_Jodhpur_0027.jpg

Narendra Modi, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, won a landslide victory in India's 2014 general elections, which took place between April 7 and May 12. With over 550 million votes cast, it was the largest election in history.

It was the first time since 1984 that a party has won enough seats to govern without the support of other parties. Modi, the former governor of Gujarat State, led his party to defeat the Indian National Congress party, which had led the central government for a total of 49 years since the country's 1947 Independence.

In the run up to the election, with India's economy faltering and the government plagued by corruption scandals, BJP were able to position itself as the party of the urban middle class, an increasing constituency as more Indians move from the countryside to cities and those cities, in turn, become more prosperous.

Read more at the New York Times.

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