Make no mistake. AAP’s hat-trick is no mean feat. But it won’t be wrong to say that in its triumph, there also lurked a defeat of sorts. Because the saffron party was successful, to a very great extent, in shifting the focus from governance to “Hindu nationalism”.
A cursory glance of the voting pattern in constituencies with significant population of Purvanchali and Pahadi migrants shows that the BJP, even in its defeat, has managed to substantially improve its vote share.
A Special Investigation Team has concluded that none of the 199 riot cases post-Indira Gandhi's assassination can be probed afresh. A callous judiciary and an incompetent Delhi Police played the spoilsport