Modi versus Lutyens
Indian prime minister's failure to win over elite highlights national divide
The members of Modi's Lutyens elite includes those who can enter privileged watering holes like the Gymkhana Club. (Hindustan Times/Getty Images)
The Indian elite is nothing if not clubby. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the quintessential outsider.
Born in a nondescript town attached to a wayside railway station, in a tea-seller's backward-caste family, Modi left home when he had barely finished school.
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