27 February, 2021

Is His Story Playing Out As Farce?

Kejriwal’s ministers should have caused him embarrassment. Did he outdo them?

Is His Story Playing Out As Farce?
What worked...   ...and what did not

  • Kejriwal’s street protest underlined AAP’s agitational ethos to TV viewers
  • Diverted attention from the actions of AAP ministers, chiefly Somnath Bharti of the infamous midnight raid
  • Reinforced public perception that AAP does not hanker after power and is willing to throw it away for a cause
  • Showed the Delhi underclass, which feels brunt of the police, that AAP will go any length to fight for their rights
  • Served notice on Congress, which is supporting the AAP government, that the party cannot be taken for...

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