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Changing political weather: BJP gets the chills

The party has squandered its massive mandate and is playing a blame game

Mitali Saran 

Mitali Saran The weather in Delhi is finally turning, as is public opinion in India. The bluster and gloating is gone. Three and a half years into the Modi government, those who never liked the BJP are furious and openly derisive. Those who wanted to give it a chance have lost patience, and are openly derisive. Traders and shop-owners, core BJP constituents, practically spit their disappointment, and are openly derisive. Social media is openly derisive. Even the shouty trolls have gone quiet. On Dussehra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi provided the perfect visual metaphor for why this is so: ...

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First Published: Fri, October 06 2017. 22:26 IST
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