Narendra Modi: Congress believes it can stall Modi’s bid for second term | India News
NEW DELHI: Congress led by Rahul Gandhi believes the social gathering is about to make substantial beneficial properties in states like Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, in addition to consolidating its lead in Punjab, and can be capable to stall PM Narendra Modi’s bid for a second time period .
A high social gathering chief mentioned Congress may choose up 60-odd seats on the expense of BJP and this could complicate Modi’s bid to retain the Prime Ministership as he was not temperamentally suited to working with allies, as was evident from the discomfort of regional events within the NDA .
The chief noticed solely two potential outcomes to the subsequent Lok Sabha elections, both a authorities led by the Congress or one by BJP however with out Modi because the PM as he wouldn’t be acceptable to possible allies, current or future. The unease of events like Shiv Sena, TDP and Akali Dal proved this, he added.
The view in Congress circles is that the BJP and Modi may properly be restricted to a tally of 220 seats, significantly in need of the 282 the saffron outfit received in 2014. Modi was not suited to alliance constructing and a pacesetter like Rajnath Singh may be higher outfitted for coalitions, the Congress chief mentioned in an off-the-cuff interplay.
Congress believes the erosion in BJP’s fortunes has not been absolutely understood and the chief pointed to his social gathering’s elevated tally in Gujarat, one thing that was being discounted months in the past. Congress managed to present BJP a bloody nostril in Gujarat and this could encourage the social gathering to do higher in different state polls, the chief mentioned.
The principle opposition has been wanting like a cohesive unit, as state leaders had been appearing in live performance, greater than has been the case previously.
This led to optimistic ends in current elections corresponding to Congress’s success in profitable two Lok Sabha bypolls in Rajasthan the place it had no illustration, the chief mentioned.
Congress’s calculations level to a deterioration within the assist for BJP and a consequent rise in its personal profile and there appears to be a transparent view that Rahul Gandhi will lead the opposition cost and be a contender for the PM’s publish. The social gathering has determined to persistently increase points corresponding to lack of jobs and farm misery that appear to have put BJP on the defensive within the Gujarat election.