Analyzing election results.
Uttar Pradesh or U.P. in short, which literally means ‘Northern Province’, has finally got a new BJP Government with Yogi Adityanath as its Chief Minister. BJP won and all the rest lost including media which had predicted BJP a distant third. But the results raise a few unanswered questions.
Election results in 4 out of 5 states which would comprise about 1/3rd of India brought out one winner: The ruling party in the Federal Govt. i.e. BJP and unequivocally declared Prime Minister as the foremost Pan India Leader. Nothing could be more sweet for BJP on Holi.
Happy Holi 2017 to all.
Saffron is the colour of the flag of BJP. It is rightly calling this Holi as Kesaria (i.e. saffronic) Holi. It has earned it.
But who lost?
Is merely the ruling combine in these states, the only loser?
In my humble opinion, the biggest loser is the credibility of the media (a.k.a. Journalism). The media was no where near the ground at all. It was so busy projecting the strength of party which hired it that it completely forgot that it has any duty to report the truth. The subtleness of bias was completely missing. It was open display of solidarity with chosen party. Unfortunately for the media people saw it and cared the least. The credibility of media was already lost perhaps. Continue reading
Rout of opposition in Delhi Elections:
As per expectations, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party won the Delhi elections and routed all other parties. The latter was a shock. Out of 70 total assembly seats AAP has won 67 seats remaining three being BJP 2 and SAD 1 seat. The projected Chief Ministerial candidate of BJP also lost. Everything went wrong for congress which lost it’s all seats. What made this happen? Right answer is almost obvious but is missed by politicians. Continue reading
Election 2014 has many unique features.
Many ‘First’ made in election 2014
Election 2014 results:
Elections in India returned Narendra Modi as it’s 14th Prime Minister. Election 2014 largest adult franchise in the world. 814 Million people participated out of 1.2 billion Indian citizens. Apart from largest electoral process ever, This election had many notabilities such as:
1. Looser and winners were known from the beginning. Result only brought out the Modi wave into open. A first clear majority of a party in last 30 years. See the result depicting the tsunami called Narendra Modi, in election 2014. (See the picture frame above with credit to NDTV).
2. A person who started his career as a tea vendor and a foot soldier in his party became Prime Minister of the country, by choice of people not by manipulation or chance. Continue reading
Parliamentary Elections in India in 2014.
Elections process kick started today on the day of Ashtami, considered auspicious by most of Hindus, which is the 8th auspicious day of the celebrations of Navratra. India shall vote to elect the Union/Central Government in New Delhi. The Constitution of India is quasi-federal. In other words it is heavily biased in favour of Central/Union Government in terms of power. Every adult person is entitled to vote for the Government. This being Parliamentary form of Government, a representative from each constituency shall be elected and all elected representative shall form a Government. But that is only in principle.
Involvement of political parties with their legal power to whip the members of parliament to act in a certain way, makes the formation of Government, a mere formality if that particular party comes into power with majority seats in Parliament. However the larger question is: How electors elect the representatives? Continue reading