Verdict 2016: BJP makes inroads into North East

| Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 22:54
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Verdict 2016: BJP makes inroads into North East

2 years ago Narendra Modi made history by propelling BJP to power at the centre while ending the coalition uncertainties that had plagued the centre for close to three decades. Consequentially the Congress party was reduced to its worst ever number in the Lok Sabha.

Modi later coined the term Congress mukt Bharat and today with the BJP making inroads into Assam, its first ever win in a north eastern state, the party is jubilant.

So will it be safe to say the BJP is gaining at the expense of Congress while regional satraps such as Mamata and Jaya consolidate their power bases?

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