Republic Day 2020: Who is Bolsonaro, India's chief guest for the parade? |OneIndia News

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Published on January 25, 2020 - Duration: 01:38s

Republic Day 2020: Who is Bolsonaro, India's chief guest for the parade? |OneIndia News

India's Republic Day chief guest Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is also known as Trump of the tropics.

Why?

Well, he too is an ultra nationalist, who assumed power in Brazil in 2019 on an anti-corruption and pro-gun agenda.

His campaign slogan was Brazil before everything and God above all.

He is an anti-establishment and populist figure.

The similarities with Trump are thus immense.

Yet India chose to invite him.

Here's why.


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