Verdict 2019: Six big takeaways from PM Modi’s historic re-election
For the first time in 48 years, a Prime Minister has been re-elected to power with a majority. With this feat, Narendra Modi has paralleled the feat of Indira Gandhi. Hindustan Times’ Associate Editors Aurangzeb Naqshbandi and Kumar Uttam analyse the results and decode what it means for the major political parties involved. From the crisis in the top brass of the Congress party whose narrative failed to stick, and the trend in Uttar Pradesh, which rose above caste identities to support the Bharatiya Janata Party - the Lok Sabha elections 2019 seem to have redrawn India’s current political landscape. Watch the full video for more.