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India's Opposition Hindu Nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party Is Putting Together A New Government By Formally Choosing Narendra Modi To Be The Country's Next Prime Minister Following A Resounding Victory In National Elections. Mr. Modi Met Last Week With India's President Pranab Mukherjee And Presented His Claim To Form The New Government. In The Election The BJP Won 282 Seats, Far More Than Most Analysts Predicted, And The Congress Party Took Just 44 Seats. For Some Analysis Of The Shift In Leadership In India VOA's Carol Castiel Spoke With Two Analysts Lisa Curtis, Senior Research Fellow In The Asian Studies Center At The Heritage Foundation And Michael Kugelman, Senior Program Associate For South And Southeast Asia At The Wilson Center. Here's Carol Castiel