Unpopular opinion on Twitter, but here's what I found in my travel across Jharkhand and UP. People are always not voting for Modi because they are rabid right-wingers, fans of nationalism etc. Many are voting simply because their lives are better off now. (Thread)
That the BJP can fight such a negative campaign and still win this big only means that the next government is going to be an absolute nightmare. They will shed all pretence of governance.
There are no issues - not jobs, not the economy, not agriculture, not communalism, not foreign policy... It would appear that Modi just cannot fail. Unfortunate.
Where does Rahul Gandhi go from here?
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