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Fostering nationalism through general election

Amidst all criticisms for majority based politics, Hindu-centric propagandas vertically dividing the country and one man worship, the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) triumphed again in the recently concluded national elections of India (historically known as Bharat or Hindustan). With an undercurrent of cautious nationalism, the NDA crossed the tally of winners up to 353 in the 543 member Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament.

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We will win’-ACMC

The top rung of All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC), stepping in to the fray vowed that the No Confidence Motion (NCM) against their leader Rishad Bathiudeen will be defeated -and Minister Bathiudeen will emerge victorious.

Former ACMC Northern PC Member P Jayathilleke (fourth from left), addresses the party’s press briefing on 30 May joined by ACMC Lawyer Rushdy Habib (far left), ACMC Kurunegala organiser Nazeer (second from left), Mohemed Faiz (ACMC Western PC Member & Chief organiser-Western Prov-third from left), ACMC Secretary General M Subaitheen (fifth from left), Deputy Minister of Ports & Shipping Abdullah Mahrooff  (second from right) and Dr Yusuf Marikkar (far right) at SLFI, Colombo 7.
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Letter From America: Indian election results – Why and What’s Next?

On May 23, 2019 the weeks-long elections in India delivered a stunning victory for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A second term for a Hindutvadi fascist party that pampers and promotes a Hindu majoritarian agenda defying India's secular constitutional order is bound to have impacts on India's sociocultural fabric and institutional framework.

 Letter From America: Indian election results – Why and What’s Next?
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Vijay Divas celebrated in Boston

V Associations of New England region - NRIS4MODI 2019, OFBJP USA (Overseas Friends for BJP-USA) Boston, Vishwa Hind Parishad America, and Global Indians for Mission 2019 (GIM2019) organized Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stupendous electoral victory celebration program Vijay Diwas at Amrit Sabha, Northborough and Greater Boston Area of Massachusetts.

Vijay Divas celebrated in Boston
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