27 October, 2020

Shaheen Bagh Takes Centrestage As Delhi Polls Turn Into Shah vs Kejriwal Battle

Shaheen Bagh takes centrestage as BJP turns February 8 Delhi assembly polls into a battle of nationalists versus the ‘tukde-tukde gang’

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Shaheen Bagh Takes Centrestage As Delhi Polls Turn Into Shah vs Kejriwal Battle
outlookindia.com
2020-02-03T15:15:16+05:30

A few days ago, the BJP’s potential chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Manoj Tiwari, offered “five times” of everything that Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP government has given to the capital city: subsidised electricity, subsidised water, subsidised healthcare.… Tiwari’s mathematics came to absurd numbers and the BJP quickly trashed his promise to voters as his personal opinion. Instead, Union home minister Amit Shah put the electricity to another use. “Press the (EVM) button with such rage that the current is felt in Shaheen Bagh,” Shah thundered at a poll rally. Another BJP leader, Union minister Anurag Thakur, went a step further, asking voters “What should be done to the...

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