Saturday, January 07, 2006

An Inheritance Of Shambles

Name: Bharatiya Janata Party
USP: Party with a difference
Builder’s name: Lal Krishna Advani
Vote-catcher: Atal Behari Vajpayee
Spokesmen: Krishan Lal Sharma, K R Malkani
Muslim face: Sikandar Bakht
Highly respected leaders: Sundar Singh Bhandari, Kushabhau Thakre
Firebrand leaders: Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharati
Ideologue-in-chief: K N Govindacharya
Agenda No. 1: Construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya
Aim: To come to power.


That was 1995. Now let’s look at the party’s bio-data in 2005, in a laterally inverted form... Full story.

4 comments:

Deepa said...

good one. i always get the feeling that we Indians take our politics rather seriously. but then i also think that we have three alternative religions here- politics, cricket and bollywood.
i guess BJP rose too quickly for its own good. slow and steady does win the race, me thinks

visithra said...

nice new look ;)

Bishwanath Ghosh said...

Deepa and Visithra, thank you so much. The thanks, of course, are for different reasons. :)

Medicine said...

but then i also think that we have three alternative
religions here- politics, cricket and bollywood.