Assembly Poll Debacle: Did PM Modi’s ‘Namdaar’ Jibes Cost BJP?
Video Editor: Mohd Irshad Alam
Election fever in all the five states – Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Mizoram – is over. And so are the long rallies with tall promises, scathing attacks and loud cheers.
The Congress that had shrunk to the brink of extinction managed to sweep the three states of the Hindi heartland out from under the BJP’s feet. It’s clear the BJP juggernaut is running out of steam, but what is it that didn't work for them?
While PM Modi took to playing the dynasty card by labelling Rahul Gandhi ‘Namdaar’, UP CM Yogi Adityanath took to politics of religion.
Does the BJP need to revisit its election strategies? We must wait to find out.