RAISINA AWAITING UPIAN FACE
UP, as we know, has provided maximum PM in numbers to the country and is now going to deliver the next President of India. Well, Presidential elections in India epitomize real politics at its very best. It is like a game of cards, which players tend to keep close to the chest, waiting for the other side to make the first move or commit a mistake or call a bluff. There are no set rules, no set criteria. One player’s trump is another’s dummy. And at times, the entire exercise is reduced to a process of selection by elimination. Presidential elections are strewn with instances of wild card entries taking away the cake and eating it too.
The present electoral scenario reveals the intent of opposition parties as they know number is not in their favour despite that they will not leave the stone unturned. That’s why, opposition parties have named former Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira Kumar as their candidate for the next President of India, setting the stage for a contest between two Dalit leaders on July 17.Add a comment Read more...