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Millions of lower-caste Indians pin hopes on president-elect

Millions of dalits – underprivileged Indians – are pinning their hopes on a better life after Ram Nath Kovind takes office as the country’s 14th president on July 25. Thanking voters, Kovind, who won the presidential election by a huge margin when the result was announced on Thursday, said he would represent all hardworking people. He […]