13 June, 2021

Charisma Vs The Collective

The 2019 story is being scripted around new socio-political alliances against Modi

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Charisma Vs The Collective

Remarkable changes are taking place in electoral politics in India. The NDA versus UPA kind of groupings have been around for a while, but a new polarisation is under way, which is along the lines of Modi versus the united opposition, or the BJP versus non-BJP parties. This is happening because many parties in the opposition at the national level as well as anti-BJP political groups at the state level see the BJP as a threat to their very existence for one or the other reason. The BJP is expanding in almost every state and intervening at every level from local bodies to Parliament.

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