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Opposition divided as India votes for ‘untouchable’ President

India’s presidential election on Monday exposed a divided opposition, with their choice of Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, as vice-presidential candidate, also stirring debate over his eligibility. Over 4,890 lawmakers cast their votes for a new president amid reports that some opposition leaders – from Trinamool Congress, the Nationalist Congress Party, the Samajwadi Party and the […]