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India’s ruling party picks Dalit leader for presidential polls

New Delhi (dpa) – India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday named state governor and Dalit leader Ram Nath Kovind as its nominee for the presidential polls, a move seen as part of the party’s outreach towards the country’s downtrodden castes. Kovind, 71, currently governor of the eastern state of Bihar, is a long-time BJP politician…

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