Straight from the Specialists
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Modi, who ran a blistering campaign on the promise of better governance and a crackdown on corruption that had progressively hobbled the Congress-led UPA government, raised huge expectations among a jaded and weary populace.
The state of the economy, national security and demand for inclusive growth for over a billion people stare at the incoming prime minister, who will have to hit the ground running.
The much talked-about Gujarat model will now be tested in Delhi, and the challenge for Modi will be to extrapolate the state’s successes to a larger and more complex national level.