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How can Congress win the 2019 election? by @balajivis

Answer by Balaji Viswanathan:

What party are most Indians likely to associate with “nationalism”? What party they are most likely to associate with “Hinduism”?

In 2017, both these would point to the BJP. 70 years ago, both of these keywords would have pointed to the Congress.

In 1947, most of the Congress leaders were orthodox Hindus. Mahatma was an orthodox Hindu and so was Patel, Prasad, Rajagopalachari and Kriplani. In the past, Malaviya, Tilak were also highly conservative Hindus. Congress was undoubtably that party that orthodox Hindus associated

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