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Why Is Uma Upset?

Her nemesis in MP may be the suave and sure-footed Shivraj

Why Is Uma Upset?
Why Is Uma Upset?
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Was Uma Bharati upset over Mahajan, Mandir or Madhya Pradesh? The real reason has been covered up in a fog of lies and planted stories. Highly-placed sources reveal that the lady was angry over the rising fortunes of Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a rival OBC leader from Madhya Pradesh. The BJP high command indicated to her that they are grooming Shivraj as the man of destiny in MP.

That's why Uma was livid and first refused to accept the post of general secretary. She demanded the power of veto over BJP affairs in her state. Advani refused but climbed down after RSS bosses and S. Gurumurthy intervened on Uma's behalf. She accepted the post of general secretary after five days only when Advani agreed to make her a member of a coordination committee for MP—the only state to have such a body.

One of Uma's main purpose in keeping a toe in MP is to block Shivraj's rise. He is just 45 years old, a fine public speaker, and a backward caste politician from a village in Vidisha from where he has won five consecutive Lok Sabha terms. Moreover, he is low-key, calm and rational. A...
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