24 September, 2020

"No Other Government Has Done So Much In Just Two Years”

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on the party's massive victory in Assam and its policies on Dalits beef and Nehru

Photograph by Jitender Gupta
"No Other Government Has Done So Much In Just Two Years”
outlookindia.com
2016-05-24T17:39:06+05:30

Deputed by the RSS to the BJP after Narendra Modi won the 2014 general election, Ram Madhav has made quite a splash as general secretary. The Amala­puram-born, Mysore-educated face of the Sangh parivar has been a key pointsman for the prime minister, be it in organising his NRI rallies, stitching up an alliance with the PDP in Kashmir, or strategising for the party’s Assam victory. Excerpts from an interview with Prarthna Gahilote:

Big day for the BJP with the Assam results out. What does this mean for the BJP?

We take state elections very seriously. We try to increase our support base.  It is important we increase our base horizontally. We need to get support of more and more groups, more sections of the society. The larger objective of the base in the Eastern belt and the Southern belt are important for us.

You are considered the architect of BJP’s victory in Assam…

No election is won because of one single individual. Assam...

unsub

THIS ARTICLE IS PRICELESS...

To read this piece, and more such stories in India's most exciting and exacting magazine, plus get access to our 25-year archives goldmine, please subscribe.


More from Prarthna Gahilote


Latest Magazine

September 28, 2020
content

other articles from the issue

articles from the previous issue

Other magazine section