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The New York Times / Vindu Goel / May 15
“In the run-up to the May 12 vote in the state — the results of which are set to be announced Tuesday — India’s B.J.P. and Congress parties claimed to have set up at least 50,000 WhatsApp groups between them to spread their messages. At the same time, many others — their identities are unknown — distributed videos, audio clips, posts and false articles designed specifically to rile up the area’s Hindu-Muslim fissures.” SW
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