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Hindu-Muslim Tensions Loom over Gujarat Elections

Polls predict gains for India's Hindu nationalist BJP Party as elections are held in the turbulent western state of Gujarat. Last March, the worst Hindu-Muslim violence in decades left more than 1,000 people dead. The BJP's leader is accused of condoning violence against Muslims. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.

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Michael Sullivan is NPR's Senior Asia Correspondent. He moved to Hanoi to open NPR's Southeast Asia Bureau in 2003. Before that, he spent six years as NPR's South Asia correspondent based in but seldom seen in New Delhi.

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