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Modi is still the Sangh's best bet: Why RSS has backed demonetisation

The RSS has greater stakes in this regime than ever before

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay 

One of the most notable differences between the Narendra Modi regime and the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government, both headed by the Bharatiya Janata Party, is the nature of the relationship between the government and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh at one level and between the political executive and party functionaries at the other level. During the Vajpayee era, party officials felt left out, yet, could do little but indulge in gossip with one another and media. However, the RSS worked at cross purposes and periodically acted as the real opposition as its affiliates ranging from ...


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First Published: Fri, December 30 2016. 14:08 IST