Indian politicians use World Cup for free publicity as general election draws nearer

It is an enormously important competition for India and for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Narendra Modi

09 November 2023 - 21:50 By Stuart Hess in Ahmedabad

Any World Cup or Olympics acts as an enormous advert for the host nation. ..

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