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JMM working president and chief ministerial candidate Hemant Soren in Ranchi, Jharkhand, December 23, 2019(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Jharkhand: Local issues win over BJP’s Hindutva and vikas model

By Siraj Dutta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2019 02:14 PM IST
Despite driving its campaign with a “double engine” fuelled by 20 rallies of Modi and Shah, the BJP, as expected, is trying to distance its national leadership from the loss. But the result is as much a reflection on state government’s failure as a statement against the BJP’s communal and divisive politics.
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