Why did BJP lose Assembly Elections 2018? Retail inflation has answers
With 2019 Lok Sabha elections due in six months, the government needs to address the inflation issueand, in turn, rural distressimmediately
Consumer Price Index-based retail inflation plummeted to 2.33% in November—a level capable of creating enough political currency to win an election. After all, too much inflation has toppled governments in the past. But the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is at the centre, lost the assembly elections. That is because inflation is too low to support rural incomes.