India's newly elected MPs from the governing Bharatiya Janata Party will gather in the capital to select Prime Minister Narendra Modi as their leader.

The vote follows a landslide victory following the six-week election.

The win gives Modi a powerful mandate to implement his nationalist vision.

Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi.

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