Prashant Kishor's 'padayatra' in Bihar is suffused with possibilities

Prashant Kishor is setting himself up as the vessel that will collect all the pieces and put them together in some sort of political instrument

Prashant Kishor
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What makes Kishor and I-Pac think they can do what professional politicians can do, better?

Aditi Phadnis
They were the ones who strategised, the ones who ideated moves in battles that were part of someone else’s war. And now, they’re ready to move on — still there to provide their service to anyone who needs it, but also work for themselves, instead of working for others.

Prashant Kishor, founder of Indian Political Action Committee (I-Pac), put together Nitish Kumar’s 2015 campaign strategy for the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) in a professionally slick and agile package of moves. I-Pac advised Jagan Mohan Reddy and helped him storm to power in Andhra Pradesh (2019). There were many victories in between.

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First Published: May 09 2022 | 6:05 AM IST

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