This election broke lots of myth in Indian politics. Elections can be won by religion and cast calculation was forgone conclusion. Secular leaders are in shock because their loyal minority constituency decided to think differently.
When Rahul Gandhi started repeating his lies after lies after lies, it destroyed his credibility beyond repair that his plan of dismantling Modi became his undoing.
Ever since the last vote was cast, the opposition has started blaming the EVMs, ECI and even pliant right wing media for the debacle they are yet to face. It is like Sachin Tendulkar saying the pitch is favouring the opposition without even entering the field of play and waiting for the game to start.
Despite of all the claims made by opposition for the formulation of Anti-BJP alliance, only Uttar Pradesh is a state in which a rock solid anti BJP alliance in on the real turf.
For the Congress, the interests of the Family always comes before interests of the party. If the MGB gets below 35 seats, Amit Shah should thank only Priyanka Vadra.
The writer traveled to Amethi, Ayodhya, Gorakhpur and Varanasi and after interacting with the locals from different walks of society, he finds that not ony people have rejected NYAY but have also Mahagathbandhan.
The rising popularity of BJP in North, West and East has forced Congress to rely heavily on UPA partners and other smaller regional parties for sake of a contest, resulting in a very small seat share for itself.