Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto has declared his protection for religious groups whose tenets align with the country’s constitution and state ideology Pancasila. Photo: Bloomberg

Indonesia’s Prabowo Subianto plays to Muslim voters in a twist of faith before election

  • The presidential candidate is trying to cultivate an image as a pious Muslim before taking on incumbent Joko Widodo in the April 17 election
  • The approach may be effective in regions such as Aceh where faith plays a significant role, but is it enough to sway other voters?
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Indonesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto has declared his protection for religious groups whose tenets align with the country’s constitution and state ideology Pancasila. Photo: Bloomberg
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