Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers during the Hindu Kumbh festival in February. Modi, a masterful political performer, won a landslide victory at the recent general elections. Photo: AP
Kevin Rafferty
Opinion

Opinion

Kevin Rafferty

Will Modi unleash India’s economic potential or destroy its future with sectarian strife?

  • There are hopes that Modi will create much-needed jobs and propel economic growth but also fears that he will inflame religious differences and worsen ties with nuclear-armed neighbour Pakistan

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers during the Hindu Kumbh festival in February. Modi, a masterful political performer, won a landslide victory at the recent general elections. Photo: AP
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