Modi Fights to Woo Once ‘Untouchable’ Votes in State Poll

  • A win in Uttar Pradesh would add momentum to push reforms
  • Indian PM seeks to ease tensions over ‘cow vigilantes’

In a small village near the Ganges, deep in the hinterland of Uttar Pradesh, an attack on a 13 year-old girl and her father symbolizes the challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of elections in India’s most populous state.

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