The state elections in Rajasthan, MP, Chhatisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram have elucidated one thing; that the BJP is not invincible. In a closely fought election the ruling party had clearly missed the plot and in away exposed itself and the chink in its armor. The premise for this loss will be debated for another 6 months and the run up to the National Elections is going to be full of political bickering and posturing. But let us not forget that India is a democracy that had its voters drinking out of the central government’s hands in 2014. That was the time when Narendra Modi was saying all the right things, making all the right moves, admonishing all the right people.
It is unfathomable to imagine, that the Congress Party, which conceded defeat to the saffron don in the most morbid fashion would rear its head back so vehemently in the assembly elections. Forget about the black money that was supposed to come back from Swiss Tax havens, some of the regular and mundane promises too were kept out of reach for the common man. That perhaps was BJP’s undoing.
If the ruling party is to do an analysis of what went wrong for them, it would be stumbling on a newly transformed and dare I say they newly invigorated Rahul Gandhi. Never in
In a country that is laden with a plethora of cultures and a multitude of social layers, it is not a good idea to impose the idea or ideology of any particular religion. If the crux of the mistakes that the BJP has made can be
An election that was supposed to
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