Perched atop Bhopal’s Shamla Hills, the CM House is indeed MP’s power centre.
Just across the road, overlooking the picturesque Upper Lake, stands another colonial bungalow that has emerged as the state’s second power centre.
Only a few feet of asphalt divide the two high profile neighbours.
State Congress president Kamal Nath, the occupant of the other house, has pitched a make-shift tent in its sprawling campus. It is to accommodate the perennial stream of visitors.
The campus resembles a mela ground. Those making a beeline to the house include political leaders, not necessarily from the Congress party, business tycoons and journalists. Some government officials are also in touch. Continue reading “Kamal Nath’s journey from Davos to Dewas”