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India's New Prime Minister Takes His Place On World Stage04:12

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This week, Narendra Modi attended the South Asian Summit in Nepal, fresh off his appearance at the G20 Summit in Australia, where he received a thunderous reception from the Indian community in Sydney.

As the BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports, Modi is already seen by some as one of India's most powerful leaders ever, but what should the world make of him?

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.


  • Sanjoy Majumder, India correspondent for BBC News. He tweets @BBCSanjoyM.

This segment aired on November 28, 2014.

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