BJP’s rising graph in North-East India3 min read 16 Mar 2017, 01:35 PM IST
The Manipur election results confirm a political churn in the region since the 2014 national elections
Many political commentators attribute the Congress’s current predicament to the fact that the party’s centralised command structure has not left it with any strong regional leader. But the election results of Manipur should make us ponder whether that explanation is adequate to explain the Congress party’s decline and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) rise as the pole around which politics in the country revolves today.
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