Japan bids adieu to Abe

LDP, Ally Win Japan Election; Abe’s Funeral Hosted By Widow

CHENNAI: It was an emotional day for Japan as the coalition of assassinated former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito won 76 out of the 125 seats contested. The coalition had won 69 seats in the previous election. The LDP alone won 63 seats, up from 55, in the last election.