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The Rise of Modi: Indian Election 2019

The election of Modi to Prime Minister of India, as well as the rise of his party to a second consecutive win, has many people concerned. Modi is often called a populist, far-right leader, nationalist, or racist. This article will outline who he is; what he represents; the conditions in which he arose; what he promises to do; what he has already (or already failed to get) done; and what we can expect from this ‘man of reform’.