The 2023 assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, and Mizoram are the focus. These assembly polls will accurately gauge voter sentiment for the 2024 parliament elections. NDA is still open to alliances to gain the most seats.
Even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now an international personality and foreign leaders admire him worldwide and India has displayed a new revolutionary period of infrastructure development under his guidance. Modi’s radio “Mann Ki Baat” on growth and earning a living has caught everyone’s attention.
The Indian government has increased the MSP (Minimum Support Price) of pulses and paddy to help farmers earn more from agriculture, and pensions and crop diversification have led to another green revolution.
The Role of National Politics in Punjabi Politics
There is a feeling that Bharatiya Janata Party senior leaders who have been ignored or sidelined in Punjab should be reviewed by a new high-level BJP committee by the national leadership and go in for facts in detail the past history of Punjab and go through the reasons for sidelining them by holding series of meetings. Political parties rely on their core workers.
The Punjab BJP political in-charge must understand Punjab, its concerns, and its demographics. BJP may leave all options open to win a handsome victory in the 2024 parliament elections and build an alliance state government in Punjab.
Even though several senior Congress and SAD (B) leaders joined BJP, the party struggled in rural regions while having a strong urban base. BJP cadre are feeling suffocated in the organization after the Jalandhar parliamentary by-election, when the party failed to save its security. Punjab BJP officials are touting increased percentage of votes.
ignoring senior/old cadre-based In municipal corporation and municipal committee elections, BJP politicians who are assets may cost the party. Many party leaders risked their life for national unity during the militancy. The present leadership is torn between appeasing the cadre of that period or ignoring them. Party leaders are also speaking at state rallies to build their support.
On 14 June, party president JP Nadda will speak at a public gathering in Hoshiarpur, while on 18 June, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will speak in Gurdaspur. BJP won both seats in 2019 parliament elections. Sunny Deol won Gursdaspur and Som Parkash Retired IAS won Hoshiarpur. Som Parkash took the State Union Minister oath afterwards.
Vijay Sampla, a cabinet-ranking Union State Minister, won the Hoshiarpur parliament seat in 2014. Former state president and BJP leader Avinash Rai Khanna also won the Hoshiarpur parliament seat. Former federal minister and actor Vinod Khanna represented Gurdaspur three times in Parliament.