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Indian Extremist Leader Dies

Posted November 18th, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Many Indians bid an emotional farewell Sunday to a controversial Hindu extremist leader. Thousands gathered in Mumbai to witness the funeral procession of Bal Thackeray, chief of the Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena party. He was one of India’s most divisive politicians, but he was also beloved by many. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed for “calm […]

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