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BJP’s low margin in Gujarat symptomatic of rural distress in India

The recent assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh saw the Bharatiya Janata Party win comfortable majorities in both states. It wrested HP from the Indian National Congress (INC) and retained Gujarat for an unprecedented sixth term. The BJP now rules 19 of India’s 29 states and Union Territories, either on its own or in […]