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2024 elections a done deal?

This is what PM Modi believes but Prashant Kishor and Opposition leaders are of the opinion that the BJP can still lose


Illustration by Binay Sinha

Vir Sanghvi
After the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) triumph in the last round of Assembly elections, many people take it for granted that Narendra Modi is on course to win a third term. Mr Modi himself is one of these people. In his speech to BJP workers after the election results were announced, he referred to the next General Elections, saying: “Political experts will say that the 2022 UP elections have decided the results of 2024.”

Certainly, if nothing much changes between now and the next General Elections, it is hard to see how Mr Modi can be defeated. The momentum is simply
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First Published: Mar 24 2022 | 10:47 PM IST

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