Modi takes centrestage

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi addresses people after starting his three-day 'sadbhavna' fast for peace and harmony, in Ahmedabad.

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi addresses people after starting his three-day 'sadbhavna' fast for peace and harmony, in Ahmedabad.

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Modi's decision to fast for "harmony" followed the Supreme Court's decision to send back a 2002 riots case to the trial court.

Modi's decision to fast for "harmony" followed the Supreme Court's decision to send back a 2002 riots case to the trial court.

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BJP leaders attending the fast will include party patriarch LK Advani, leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, general secretaries Ravi Shankar Prasad and Vijay Goel, former party chief Rajnath Singh and spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain.

BJP leaders attending the fast will include party patriarch LK Advani, leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, general secretaries Ravi Shankar Prasad and Vijay Goel, former party chief Rajnath Singh and spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain.

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Gujrat chief Minister and BJP star campaigner Narender Modi address an election rally in support of Indian National Lok Dal and BJP's joint candidate for Hisar Lok Sabha constituancy Prof: Sampat Singh in Hisar on Monday. HT Photo by Mohd Zakir

Gujrat chief Minister and BJP star campaigner Narender Modi address an election rally in support of Indian National Lok Dal and BJP's joint candidate for Hisar Lok Sabha constituancy Prof: Sampat Singh in Hisar on Monday. HT Photo by Mohd Zakir

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi during the Bhartiya Janta Party chief minister conclave in New Delhi. HT Photo By

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi during the Bhartiya Janta Party chief minister conclave in New Delhi. HT Photo By

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi begins his three-day 'sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad.

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi begins his three-day 'sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad.

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AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has extended her support by sending two of her ministers for Modi's 'sadbhavana' fast.

AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has extended her support by sending two of her ministers for Modi's 'sadbhavana' fast.

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Gujrat chief minister Narendra Modi during anti terrorism rally at Shanmukhanand. HT Photo BY Rajanish Kakade

Gujrat chief minister Narendra Modi during anti terrorism rally at Shanmukhanand. HT Photo BY Rajanish Kakade

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Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat. HT Photo

Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat. HT Photo

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Narender Modi on 'sadbhavana' mission in Ahmedabad.

Narender Modi on 'sadbhavana' mission in Ahmedabad.

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Modi, in a late evening statement, expressed gratitude to all those who had pointed out his "genuine mistakes" during the past 10 years.

Modi, in a late evening statement, expressed gratitude to all those who had pointed out his "genuine mistakes" during the past 10 years.

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Modi, in a late evening statement, expressed gratitude to all those who had pointed out his "genuine mistakes" during the past 10 years.

Modi, in a late evening statement, expressed gratitude to all those who had pointed out his "genuine mistakes" during the past 10 years.

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Gujrat chief minister Narendra Modi during anti terrorism rally at Shanmukhanand. HT Photo by Rajanish Kakade

Gujrat chief minister Narendra Modi during anti terrorism rally at Shanmukhanand. HT Photo by Rajanish Kakade

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Modi's 3-day 'sadbhavana' fast poised to be grand affair.

Modi's 3-day 'sadbhavana' fast poised to be grand affair.

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Security personnel stand guard as workers leave the venue of Narender Modi's fast in Ahmedabad today.

Security personnel stand guard as workers leave the venue of Narender Modi's fast in Ahmedabad today.

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi begins his three-day 'sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad.

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi begins his three-day 'sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad.

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi.

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi.

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Gujarat CM Narendra Modi during the IIC cricket world cup quarter final match between India and Australia at Sardar Patel stadium in Ahmedabad. HT photo by Santosh Harhare.

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi during the IIC cricket world cup quarter final match between India and Australia at Sardar Patel stadium in Ahmedabad. HT photo by Santosh Harhare.

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi speaks at India Economic Summit in New Delhi. HT Photo Arvind Yadav

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi speaks at India Economic Summit in New Delhi. HT Photo Arvind Yadav

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Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal of the SAD, an ally of the BJP, will fly with Advani. Another ally, the Shiv Sena, is also expected to send a key leader.

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal of the SAD, an ally of the BJP, will fly with Advani. Another ally, the Shiv Sena, is also expected to send a key leader.

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(TV grab) LK Advani speaks at Narendra Modi's three-day 'sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad.

(TV grab) LK Advani speaks at Narendra Modi's three-day 'sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad.

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi begins his three-day 'sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad.

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi begins his three-day 'sadbhavana' fast in Ahmedabad.

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