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Yogi and Kejriwal could enter national politics

Kejriwal has successfully used the media to equate political change with himself, leaving other parties wondering how a small party like AAP gathered finances needed to contest Punjab elections.

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Bharat Bhushan
A potential electoral defeat of the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh and a possible win for the Aam Adami Party (AAP) in Punjab could throw up potential challengers to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In UP, the BJP has redoubled its efforts after perceived setbacks in the initial phases of polling. Prime Minister Modi is now asking pandemic recipients of free food schemes to remember that Modi ka namak khaya hai, and pay back now.  A BJP legislator was last seen on a campaign stage contritely performing sit-ups asking voters’ forgiveness for neglecting them in the last five years.

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First Published: Feb 28 2022 | 8:10 AM IST

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