BJP Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi

BJP Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi

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Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate, waves to the crowd during a rally in Bareilly. At campaign speeches in Uttar Pradesh, Modi has touted his economic stewardship as governor over the past 13 years of Gujarat, one of India’s most prosperous states.