Modi's power pact: 6 essential allies for PM survival


Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi is set to be Indias PM for a third time. However, Modi was backed to be prime minister again following a meeting with his National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Wednesday. However there are 6 allies which Modi needs to remain PM.

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Telugu Desam Party

    Chandrababu Naidus TDP won in 135 of 175 Andra Pradesh seats. And with wins in 16 Lok Sabha seats, Naidu is trully a kingmaker for Modi government.

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Janata Dal (United)

    BJP needs JD(U) NDAs third largest party to form the govt as the Nitishs JD(U) won 12 Lok Sabha seats.

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Lok Janashakti Party

    Ram Vilass Lok Janashakti Party wins in 5 Lok Sabha seats. Chirag can claim to be a significant vouce representing voice representing Bihars Dalit population.

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Shiv Sena

    Eknath Shindes Shiv Sena likely to stick with BJP. internal divisions may push some members to align with Uddhav Thakeray and INDIA bloc.

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Rashtriya Lok Dal

    For Jayant Chaudharys Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), it will be beneficial if the party stay with NDA and gain where it can.

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Janata Dal (Secular)

    HD Kumaraswamys Janata Dal (Secular is currently allied with the Opp BJP in the state but could sway the way the wind blows.

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