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Indian general elections: Narendra Modi, a divisive politician

General elections have kicked off in India - the world's largest ballot ever: 815 million people voting over a month-long roll out programme. Today in Focus we report on the man considered to be the frontrunner. Governor Narendra Modi has been at the helm of the state of Gujarat for 12 years, a state often described as one of India's business and economic powerhouses. Modi has been praised by some for the job he's done there, but other aspects of his governance cast a shadow on his legacy...


A show preparared by Patrick Lovett and Elise Duffau

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