The nailbiting end for the Bihar elections lastly put RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav and LJP’s Chirag Paswan in a lot humbler positions, than had been steered at sure factors throughout the counting or by the pollsters. Whereas supporters of Lalu Prasad’s son and political inheritor Tejashwi wish to emphasise that beneath his management RJD has emerged as the one largest social gathering, the actual fact is that its tally has dropped since 2015 regardless of fielding extra candidates and it’s really BJP that has made huge positive factors. As for Chirag he has led LJP to its worst ever efficiency, by no means thoughts the chilly consolation that it managed to play an enormous spoiler for JD(U).
The traction that Tejashwi gained throughout the marketing campaign, together with by way of enthusiastic youth turnout at his rallies, can’t be denied. However nor can the truth that nonetheless forceful the push of current weeks, he has spent a lot of the yr in Delhi from the place not a lot was heard from him throughout the harshest interval of the lockdown, when he might have been giving voice to the state’s struggling migrants. As he sits within the opposition within the coming years, the query is that if he can do the sustained work that’s wanted to problem an ascendant BJP. With Chirag the doubts go even additional, that LJP will simply disappear into BJP. Nonetheless weakened their current avatars, of their heyday Lalu, Nitish Kumar and Ram Vilas Paswan engaged with grassroots politics with a sustained hearth of their stomach. The brand new technology has to take the take a look at of time as properly. Within the period of the Modi-Shah staff, greater than ever politics is a 24×7, take no holidays, enterprise.