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Lula Returns To Power in Brazil

By REDIFF NEWS
October 31, 2022 15:16 IST
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Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva -- better known as Lula in South America's largest country -- defeated President Jair Bolsonaro in Sunday's presidential election run-off.

The margin of victory was wafer thin -- just 1.6 per cent votes. Lula had 50.8 per cent of the votes compared with Bolsonaro's 49.2 per cent.

Lula's supporters were thrilled nevertheless to see Bolsonaro -- a Latin American version of Donald Trump -- defeated.

 

IMAGE: A supporter displays Lula nstickers on his face on the day of the presidential election run-off, October 30, 2022. All photographs: Diego Vara/Reuters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/Rediff.com

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