29 October, 2020

Pollsutra 2012

News, quotes, bytes, gossip, buzz, oddities, the grapevine from the poll-bound states

AFP (From Outlook, January 23, 2012)
Pollsutra 2012

By Sorit

15, 000 The cost, in rupees, of covering one of Mayawati’s larger-than-life statues, as per EC diktat. The elephant busts (the BSP symbol) come cheaper at Rs 1,500. Cost of ‘veiling’ all the disputed statues—an estimated Rs 1 crore.

"Kushwaha is a means to reach Mayawati’s jugular. He’ll provide us vital clues on how to nail her."

—Vinay Katiyar, BJP vice-president,
The BJP leader explains that his plan that backfired
—taking the tainted BSP minister in—
was actually a set-a-thief-to-catch-a-thief tactic

“He’s back, with a win and a bang”



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