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Arvind Kejriwal's radical transformation

Kejriwal may have shrewdly given up his secular positions, but he is no Hindutva hero. He has simply been able to sense which way the wind is blowing

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Vir Sanghvi
If Narendra Modi ever gives up being the Hindu Hriday Samrat, who do you think will line up to take his place? If you answered Amit Shah, you would probably be correct, though there is another obvious candidate: Yogi Adityanath.

And now, there is a new addition to the list of hopefuls: Arvind Kejriwal. Yes, the same Arvind Kejriwal who once said he stood for secularism and who went so far as to call the prime minister of India a psychopath and a coward on Twitter. He is now singing a different tune, and sounding more and more like a
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First Published: Oct 27 2022 | 10:19 PM IST

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