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Hardline priest's elevation sign Modi is moving towards a Hindu India

Mr Adityanath taking the oath as the new chief minister of India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh during a swearing-in ceremony in Lucknow on Sunday.

New Delhi

A SAFFRON-ROBED Hindu holy man was sworn in on Sunday to lead India's most populous state, sealing what appears to be a shift in course by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that could redefine the world's largest democracy as a Hindu nation.

The choice as Uttar Pradesh chief...

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