People buy kites bearing the image of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: AFP
People buy kites bearing the image of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: AFP
India

Omicron won’t slow Modi’s election juggernaut as India’s strongman gears up for ‘must win’ polls

  • Elections in five states – including Uttar Pradesh, nation’s most populous – begin in February; four are controlled by Narendra Modi’s BJP party
  • Analysts see the ballots as a vital gauge of the Indian strongman’s popularity and success ahead of a general election in 2024

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People buy kites bearing the image of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: AFP
People buy kites bearing the image of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: AFP
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