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Should Jaswant Singh form a new party parallel to the BJP?

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Asked by cyrus irani, 25 Aug '09 06:02 pm
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BJP had been trudging along with three stigmas, which continue to haunt it like ghost are 1) Ram Janambhoomi 2) Communal violence - In 2002 3) "India shining" advertisements. To regain its lost confidence among masses the party must wipe out the traces of these stigmas and eliminate its architects too. Therefore, these three leaders, viz., L.K. Advani, Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Bajpai must go. A.B. Bajpai is already on his way out but the other two are still active and as long as these two remain associated with the party the BJP can never hope to come in power especially with a strong contender like Congress with Sonia Gandhi at its helm of Affair. Yet another ghost that haunts L.K. Adwani is Jain Hawala scandal. Jinnah's Ghost from Jinnah Mausoleum too is breathing over his shoulder. In political debacle of BJP in last election, Jaswant Singh and Arun Shourie saw an opportunity to give shape to their political aspiration. Every indication is that Jaswant Singh with other dissente ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 25 Aug '09 07:56 pm

 
  
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Yes there is a possibility. I think he may form a secular BJP
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 25 Aug '09 06:05 pm

 
  
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His political carrer has come to an end. Nobody is going to vote him now. His position in the BJP was already unstable, had he quit the BJP and then released the book, he had chances of invitation by the Congress, unfortunately now the Samajwadi party is expecting him to join
Answered by manoj thakur, 27 Aug '09 01:30 pm

 
  
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Jaswanth Singh is only fit for organizing a Cocktail Party and does not have the capabilities of setting up a political party. Jaswanth Singh probably has decided to take a retirement from politics and is possibly trying to become a free lance journalist or columnist. That could be the reason he has written a mediocre book on an outdated and controversial topic like Jinnha and like John Buchanan has filled it up with some sensational gossips so that his book gets free publicity and hits the top of chart. He is probably trying to use a controversy as a launch pad for his future career as writer. Otherwise why should an Indian politician write a book on partition. Where is the necessity. I can understand if he had written a book on any of the current topics. The fact that he has selected an outdated topic like partitions and seems to have criticized our own leaders and projected a leader from Pakistan as secular goes to show the purpose of the book was only for creating a controversy a ...more
Answered by Shyam, 26 Aug '09 10:21 am

 
  
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Yes, things are gearing up like that these following developments. Analysed carefully the recent displays of defiance against the BJP leadership fall into different categories, though many assume it all of a piece. Sudheendra Kulkarni and Brajesh Mishras expressions of discontent cannot be lumped with the rebellion of senior party leaders Jaswant Singh, Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie. Both Kulkarni and Mishra are basically outsiders who were catapulted to positions of prominence in the BJPs decision-making hierarchy because of their closeness to the two stalwarts, L.K. Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpayee....For Singh, Sinha, Shourie and others like Murli Manohar Joshi, the [Arun] Jaitley and [Sushma] Swaraj appointments [as leader and deputy leader of opposition in Rajya and Lok Sabhas respectively] indicate that the BJP is moving towards a generational change in leadership in which those who are above 65 would be left out..
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 25 Aug '09 06:37 pm

 
  
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Not adviseabe as it will not work but only strengthen congress.
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 25 Aug '09 06:19 pm

 
  
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He should but he can not.Uma Bharati,Saingh of UP n other leaders failed miserably.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 25 Aug '09 06:05 pm

 
  
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No
Answered by iqbal seth, 25 Aug '09 06:05 pm

 
  
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It will become one man wonder party like Swamy's Janata Party
Answered by SREENIVAS, 10 Dec '13 06:07 pm

 
  
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