Posts Tagged ‘how the bjp wins’

Many tend to compartmentalize the BJP’s use of the development card, the law and order card, and the Hindu card and treat them as distinct platforms. This ignores how cleverly the BJP often juxtaposes all three into a common narrative. And in this process, it is happy to use what it knows to be lies. Take the other...

In this extract from How The BJP Wins, Prashant Jha paints a picture of what happened in Allahbad, Uttar Pradesh on the morning of 23 February 2017, the election day. On 23 February 2017, at 9 a.m., a hotel manager in Allahabad proudly showed the ink on his finger. ‘I have voted and cycle will win.’ Cycle is the...