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Commentary: Losing Jakarta. How will it impact Jokowi’s 2019 reelection bid ?

  • Rendi A. Witular

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, April 21 2017 | 12:09 am

Idul Fitri came early at hundreds of mosques in the capital as their congregations chanted takbir (praise to Allah) and lit firecrackers until late on Wednesday in celebration of a new dawn after Anies Baswedan, the gubernatorial candidate backed by conservative and hard-line Muslim groups, swept closer to leading Jakarta.

Anies, supported by the opposition camp, delivered a crushing defea...

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