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Power-less villages belie Modi’s 100% electrification claim

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim that his Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) government has successfully electrified 100% of rural India rings hollow in many villages across states where people still live in the dark. Asia Times assessed the reality of the claim in a few states and found several villages not only without electricity, but lacking even […]