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Modiji, ab ki baar, suit-boot ki Sarkar

Now Mr Modi has delivered a handsome win for the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the unchallenged political leader of India

Modiji, ab ki baar, suit-boot ki Sarkar
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Narendra Modi takes oath as the Prime Minister of India for a second term. Photo- ANI

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan
In July 2014, a single sentence from Rahul Gandhi that the Modi government was a suit-boot ki Sarkar —a government of and for the rich — threw the prime minister completely off-balance. For the next five years, he focussed on ensuring that his government would not be seen as a government of the rich. 

But now Mr Modi has delivered a handsome win for the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the unchallenged political leader of India. There is, however, one challenge that still exists: His own mind, which is of a Left bent.

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First Published: May 31 2019 | 1:18 AM IST

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