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TGB, a man to watch in Indonesian politics

JAKARTA - Indonesians know him as TGB, which stands for Tuan Guru Bajang, a twist on the title for master teacher, and usually conferred by Muslims here on senior religious figures.

Bajang, in this case, means young in Sasak, a local language in Indonesia's West Nusa Tenggara province , where he was born and raised.

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