Monday, May 23, 2022
Outlook.com

"We Were The Ones Who Were Over-confident"

In his first interview after the defeat of his government in the Lok Sabha, a confident and relaxed Atal Behari Vajpayee met Outlook's Editor-in-Chief Vinod Mehta and  Special Correspondent Ishan Joshi on Thursday evening. Excerpts:

Have you been able to understand why the Opposition toppled you?

They thought they would bring down the government and form their own. But they ignored the contradictions within their fold— the AIADMK and TMC cannot go together, neither can Mulayam Singh Yadav and the BSP.

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