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UP Assembly Elections 2017: Why Mayawati needs to reinvent

The BSP leader lacks charisma and oratory prowess, and her core voters are shifting to other parties

Sahil Makkar  |  New Delhi 

In the past 15 years, what has remained constant about Mayawati is her style of election campaigning. She flies in a helicopter and her pilots ensure that they perform some manoeuvre for the crowd waiting below before landing at the rally venue. Mayawati quickly gets on to the well-fortified podium, deafening sloganeering flows, and then she reads out her speech. She tells her voters not to get swayed and divided by other parties, and promises strong action against troublemakers. She doesn’t forget to remind the people of her Dalit identity and asks them to make her chief ...

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