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India alarmed by Imran Khan victory in Pakistan

Delhi fears rising tension as military gains leverage

| Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan

The success of Imran Khan's Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), or Justice Party, in Pakistan's controversial general election has riveted and concerned the world but has caused special jitters in neighboring India.

India and Pakistan have fought three full wars and one quasi-war since they were partitioned at the end of British colonial rule in 1947. They are also locked into a constant low-intensity conflict over the disputed region of Kashmir. The victory of Khan, an ardent nationalist who frequently attacked India in speeches during his campaign rallies, has serious security implications for India.

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