27 February, 2021

Dishum Dishum

Every day a new crisis. Even party leaders don’t know when all this bloodletting will end.

Jitender Gupta
Dishum Dishum

Four Months Of Chaos

  • May 16 - The Poll Debacle  BJP loses Lok Sabha polls. L.K. Advani offers to resign as leader of the Opposition. But the saffron party persuades him to stay on.
  • May 23 - Rebellion in the North The BJP's Uttarakhand unit turns against CM B.C. Khanduri. He is forced to resign on May 23. Now alleges he was unfairly sacked.
  • June 3 - New Controversial Appointments Arun Jaitley is appointed Leader of the Opposition in the RS. Sushma Swaraj is elevated as Advani's deputy in the Lok Sabha.
  • June 10 - The Letter Bomb 1 Jaswant Singh writes to the party leadership questioning the new appointments. Three days later, Yashwant Sinha resigns from all party posts and calls for introspection.
  • June 19 - Bomb II Arun Shourie writes to senior party leaders. He wants a debate on the party's poll debacle.
  • June 21 - Apte Committee...
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