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Hindu group celebrates Trump birthday in New Delhi

Published 14/06/2016

Members of the Hindu nationalist party Hindu Sena celebrate the birthday of US presidential candidate Donald Trump (AP)
Members of the Hindu nationalist party Hindu Sena celebrate the birthday of US presidential candidate Donald Trump (AP)

Donald Trump fans in India have celebrated the US presidential hopeful's birthday with a party in a New Delhi park.

About 20 members of the right-wing Hindu Sena political group cut a three-tiered cake and held a piece up to a photo of Mr Trump, while singing Happy Birthday.

The group invited journalists to the gathering under a tent decorated with balloons and posters of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, including one showing him wearing a suit and holding a rifle.

Sena leader Vishnu Gupta said they were inspired by Mr Trump's tough stance on Islamic militants.

This is the second event the group has staged for Mr Trump. Last month, a dozen members lit a ritual fire and asked Hindu gods to help Mr Trump win.

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