You are here: Home » Opinion » Letters
Letter to BS: Are we heading towards achche din or a poor show?
Thank tithi for the three-day holiday from Wednesday to Friday this week
Business Standard

Letter to BS: The poor 'locust' has come handy for BJP in Rajasthan

There is a good chance that the BJP would take it to the next level and claim that it is a conspiracy to tarnish its image.

Topics
Bharatiya Janata Party

Business Standard 



Locust

This refers to “Locust attacks have links with climate change” by Sunita Narain (January 27). If this is read by our political leaders from different regions, it might nudge them to take some proactive measures to bring down the losses for the poor farmers in Rajasthan and Gujarat. However, the poor “locust” has come handy for the opposition (BJP) in Rajasthan. A BJP MLA, Bihari Lal Nokha, entered the state Assembly carrying a basket of locust — a unique way of protesting and drawing the attention of the Congress government there. Hence, locusts have turned into a fodder for the political slugfest between the two sides. There is a good chance that the BJP would take it to the next level and claim that it is a conspiracy to tarnish its image.

TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH.

SUBSCRIBE TO INSIGHTS

What you get on Business Standard Premium?

  • icon Unlock 30+ premium stories daily hand-picked by our editors, across devices on browser and app.
  • icon Full access to our intuitive epaper - clip, save, share articles from any device; newspaper archives from 2006.
  • icon Curated newsletters on markets, personal finance, policy & politics, start-ups, technology, and more.
  • icon Pick your 5 favourite companies, get a daily email with all news updates on them.
  • icon 26 years of website archives.
  • icon Preferential invites to Business Standard events.

OR


Subscribe to Business Standard Premium

Exclusive Stories, Curated Newsletters, 26 years of Archives, E-paper, and more!

Insightful news, sharp views, newsletters, e-paper, and more! Unlock incisive commentary only on Business Standard.

Download the Business Standard App for latest Business News and Market News .

First Published: Mon, January 27 2020. 21:19 IST

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

.