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Banker Yogendra Puranik, first Indian to contest and win a local election in Japan

NEW DELHI: A 41-year-old Indian-origin Japanese, who goes by the nickname “Yogi”, has been elected to Tokyo’s Edogawa Ward assembly, becoming the first Indian to win an election in Japan. Yogendra Puranik, a naturalised Japanese, secured 6,477 votes, the fifth highest of the 2,26,561 valid ballots cast, in the April 21 poll, part of unified […]

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