Can RSS rescue BJP in MP election?

DB Post 29 Oct 18



The BJP leadership in Madhya Pradesh has received a rap on the knuckles from the RSS bosses on the eve of state assembly election. Samidha, the Sangh headquarters at Bhopal, apparently received disturbing reports about anti-incumbency against the BJP. 

Many sitting MLAs, including ministers, face resentment in their constituencies due to poor performance. The party leadership failed to gauge the intensity of the movement against the SC/ST Act. Many sections of voters are unhappy. 

The strategy of raking up the Congress regime’s failures is not proving so effective this time. The BJP’s goal of achieving 200 plus seat looks like a dream as it struggles to return to power for  record fourth term. 

The past week saw frenzied activities in the RSS as it started a damage control exercise. BJP chief Amit Shah visited the Sangh headquarters to receive feedback from the parent organisation. It was followed by several rounds of marathon meetings between the leaders of the two organisations.  Continue reading “Can RSS rescue BJP in MP election?”