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From BJP’s Landslide Victory to Maha Coalition: Indian Politics In 2019

From BJP’s landslide victory in 2019 Lok Sabha elections to NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena forming coalition government in Maharashtra, 2019 witnessed high political dramas. Take a look at Indian politics in pictures in 2019.

December 30, 2019

Bhartiya Janata Party workers welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he, along with BJP President Amit Shah, arrives at the party headquarters to celebrate the party's victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in New Delhi.

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Bhartiya Janata Party workers welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he, along with BJP President Amit Shah, arrives at the party headquarters to celebrate the party's victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a lotus flower during BJP National Executive Meet, at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Indian army jawans as part of Diwali celebrations at Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy, AP CM Na Chandrababu Naidu, Samajwady Party President Akhilesh Yadav, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BSP General Secretary Satish Chandra Mishra, National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and other opposition leaders join hands together during Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s mega rally 'Brigade Samavesh' in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi puts 'tilak' on the forehead of an actor playing the role of Lord Hanuman while attending Dussehra celebrations of Dwarka Sri Ram Leela Society, at Dwarka in New Delhi.

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel and others during a meeting regarding government formation in Maharashtra, at Pawar's residence in New Delhi.

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar arrives to present the State Budget in the Goa Legislative Assembly, in Panaji.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Mamallapuram.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after being produced in the Rouse Avenue Court in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally for upcoming Haryana Assembly polls, at Ballabgarh in Faridabad.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray greets his supporters after taking oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra, at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

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In this combo photo, (top) Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu flanked by Upper-House martials in their new dress during the first day of the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi and (bottom) the martials in their old dress on Aug. 8, 2018.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of the passenger terminal building of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side, also known as Integrated Check Post, in Gurdaspur. Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor here and flagged off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims.

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Congress leader D K Sivakumar campaigns for the Shivaji Nagar constituency candidate Rizwan Arshad ahead of assembly by-election in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses for a selfie with Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan at an event to mark Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary year, in New Delhi.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray gestures after he was chosen as the nominee for Maharashtra chief minister's post by Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, during a meeting in Mumbai. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other leaders are also seen.

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NCP leaders Supriya Sule and Ajit Pawar during a special session of Maharashtra Assembly, at Vidhan Bhawan in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, accompanied by BJP state incharge Bhupendra Yadav, BJP state President Chandrakant Patil and other leaders, submits his resignation to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai.

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Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray along with NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs take a pledge during a gathering to display their strength, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Shiv Sena president Uddhhav Thackeray during an election rally ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, in Mumbai.

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NCP President Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray shake hands during a joint press conference, in Mumbai. Also seen is Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets school children after addressing the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the Kedarnath valley. "There is something very special about the Himalayas", PM Modi has tweeted along with with this picture in his twitter account.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditating in a holy cave near Kedarnath Temple, during his two-day pilgrimage to Himalayan shrines, in Rudraprayag district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at supporters during his roadshow, a day ahead of filing his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls, in Varanasi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with commuters in the metro train on his way to attend the Gita Aradhana Mahotsav at ISKCON temple, in south Delhi’s East of Kailash.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar during the Joint Investiture Ceremony of West Bengal Police and Kolkata Police, in Kolkata.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra waves at the supporters during an election campaign roadshow in support of the party candidate Shiv Sharan Kushwaha (to Priyanka's right) for the Lok Sabha elections, in Jhansi.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves after visiting her office for the first time following her appointment to the party post, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal dances as he participates in 73rd Independence Day celebrations along with students and local people.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases butterflies as a part of his 69th birthday celebration, at Butterfly Garden in Kevadia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi consoles ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan as he got emotional after the Vikram lander connection was lost during soft landing of Chandrayaan 2 on lunar surface, in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to former finance minister Arun Jaitley during a prayer ceremony, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader DK Shivakumar leaves the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office before being produced at a special court in connection with a money-laundering probe against him, in New Delhi.

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Bansuri Swaraj, daughter, and Swaraj Kaushal, husband, of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, pay tribute to the mortal remains of the latter before being taken for her last rites, in New Delhi. Swaraj, 67, passed away Tuesday night, Aug 6, 2019, after a massive cardiac arrest.

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National Conference President Farooq Abdullah, PDP President and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, PDP vice-President Muzaffar Hussain Beigh and other leaders during an all party meeting regarding the prevailing situation in Kashmir, in Srinagar. The J & K government issued security advisory for Amarnath Yatris and tourists to curtail their stay in the Kashmir valley.

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Mortal remains of former finance minister Arun Jaitley being taken to Nigam Bodh Ghat for cremation from BJP HQ, in New Delhi. Jaitley,66, died at AIIMS on Saturday, Aug 24, 2019.

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Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his deputy G Parameshwara with other members during the Assembly session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh waves as he sits inside the cockpit of a light combat aircraft Tejas before a sortie at HAL airport in Bengaluru.

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