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India elections: Modi's 5M magic carries the day for BJP

While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charisma and oratorical skills played a huge role in the Bharatiya Janata Party's massive victory, some other factors also played a key role.PHOTO: AFP

NEW DELHI - They have a new word in India for the repeat landslide win pulled off by India's Hindu nationalist prime minister: tsunamo.

That's short for a tsunami for Narendra Modi.

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