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Ram Nath Kovind’s Nomination Serves Multiple Sangh Objectives

The NDA’s Presidential Choice

The nomination of Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind as the ruling National Democratic Alliance’s candidate for the presidential election serves multiple objectives of the Sangh Parivar. It highlights the division between Ambedkarite and other Dalit groups, serves the NDA’s outreach to Other Backward Classes, and helps paper over the recent Dalit-led assertions against the government over caste-based atrocities.



 

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Updated On : 7th Jul, 2017

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