Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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Political parties' foreign gurus for election campaigns

The major political parties have been importing highly-paid election gurus from overseas to help mastermind their campaigns.

The Conservatives have Lynton Crosby Australia, the Lib Dems have Ryan Coetzee from South Africa, and Labour's new election strategist, David Axelrod, is from the USA.

In a Daily Politics film, Adam Fleming looks into the archives, at the historical and political figures who have called themselves, or been labelled, a guru.

Some images are from Pathe News

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  • 30 Apr 2014
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