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>> Celebrations at Narendra Modi's state party headquarters over the weekend. His ruling BJP Party storming to a landslide victory in India's most important battleground state, Uttar Pradesh. A win that strengthen's the Prime Minister's claim to a second term in office. In nearly, four in every ten voters came out in support of Modi.
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A major boost after a slow start to his campaign in the state, that wasn't helped by his decision to take nearly 90% of India's cash out of circulation. Modi framed the move as part of a fight for the poor against the rich. That story seems to have helped his image among the millions of rural agricultural workers in Uttar Pradesh.
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It also decimated his opponents in four other State elections over the weekend. Showing up his position ahead of a general election in 2019. The results put Modi on a strong position though the pressure is on now for his party to deliver on a push to transform the economy.
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Half of India's 1.3 billion people are 25 or under. And Modi's promise to create jobs for a rising generation desperate to give up farming life and step in to the new India he's pledge to create.>>
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