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How Amit Shah ensured victory for PM Modi both in Gujarat and nationally

Amit Shah owes his rise to some carefully choreographed political moves

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Aditi Phadnis  |  New Delhi 



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Amit Shah exchanges greetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he took oath as a Cabinet minister during a swearing-in ceremony at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi | PTI

In December 2002, Narendra Modi crushed the Congress to win a record 126 seats in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly. The man in his party who won by the highest margin of votes, over 158,000, higher than Modi himself, was Amit Anilchandra Shah from Sarkhej, Ahmedabad.

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First Published: Fri, May 31 2019. 02:05 IST

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