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Narrow win for Congress leader, triumph for Indian democracy

As Indians were celebrating the 75th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s Quit India Movement against British rule on Tuesday, his party was fighting a tough poll battle in his home state, Gujarat. After a day and night of dramatic political twists, Indian National Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s mentor and close aide Ahmed Patel was declared the winner of […]

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