India elections: Modi to be formally elected by MPs

Modi to meet parliamentarians at a special session on Saturday for formality to set in motion formation of new government.

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    India's newly elected MPs from the governing Bharatiya Janata Party will gather in the capital to select Prime Minister Narendra Modi as their leader.

    The vote follows a landslide victory following the six-week elections.

    The win gives Modi a powerful mandate to implement his nationalist vision.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi.


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