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Behind Congress' Punjab election win: Prashant Kishor's behind-the-scenes magic at display

With Kishor delivering Punjab to Amarinder, the election winning machine could strike gold

The man who is fixing Congress' public connect
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Sai Manish New Delhi
Prashant Kishor’s electioneering machine that worked behind the scenes for the Congress in Punjab has established itself in the domain of political consultancy as someone who knows how to win elections. Kishor, who enjoys cabinet minister status in Bihar, started it with ensuring a BJP victory in 2014 after which the juggernaut moved to Bihar where he helped Nitish Kumar retain power.

A part of this election machine is managed through Citizens Alliance Private Limited, a Delhi-based consultancy firm. But Kishor functions at an arms distance from the companies run by his associates. He is neither a shareholder nor a

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First Published: Mar 11 2017 | 11:56 AM IST

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