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When the BJP Sangh the Blues

We’re on the cusp of leadership change within the BJP, says Pankaj Vohra in the Hindustan Times. It’s not all because of their poll debacle either. There’s a lot of simmering tension between the BJP and the Sangh as well, and not a little resentment that the BJP misrepresented its poll prospects to the motherfathership.

A recent meeting of RSS leaders in Meerut, attended by key pracharaks, laid down the blueprint for the BJP’s future. There was unanimity on the party’s commitment to its core issues. Most participants favoured a change in leadership in order to restore the party’s credibility. Top RSS leaders feel that some BJP leaders had misled them and the time had come to reiterate that a commitment to its ideology is the cornerstone of the party.

Column up here.

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