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Do you think, Mulayam, is nursing ambitions of becoming Prime Minister after the next Lok Sabha elections, and that that given the current political situation it would be difficult to realise his goal without the support of the Congress that's why
he is still backing the UPA government despite differences on various policy measures.

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Asked by soumyen sarkar, 28 Oct '12 08:17 pm
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Everyone wants to become pm from modi to advani , mulayam to jayalalitha
Answered by angel, 29 Oct '12 02:34 pm

 
  
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He is backing UPA government at present because he needs time to plunder U P so that his party men are able to recoup the money spent by them in last assembly election plus accumulate some more to fight the Lok Sabha election in future. He also needs the protection of Congress so that central government keeps its eye closed while UP is getting looted. Moreover even if Mulayam does not support UPA the government will not fall as UPA has Maya as its back up. Maya also needs time not only to recoup her monitory losses of assembly election but also her popularity. So she is not in a hurry to pull down the UPA government at the center. Mulayam definitely would be aiming to become PM. But not with either Congress or BJP support but with support from other regional parties. To pitch his hat in the ring for PM post after next election he will have to have at least 40-50 seats.
Answered by Shyam, 29 Oct '12 10:46 am

 
  
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Yes u r right
Answered by iqbal seth, 29 Oct '12 05:53 am

 
  
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Even if he is nursing the ambition of being the P.M, I think he is right:
1. He has all the brains for right governance; experience in varied avenues.
2. Knows politics, is a winner, also a wrestler; so a few pehlwans here or there are better than pure a... lickers. He has to strengthen his P.R. thoroughly and not rush to the Media for every small or big statement. He's got a wise, intelligeng son too who could easily win elections for him in the state for at least two next general elections. Don't you forget that both the son and the daughter-in-law are highly competent, decent, amiable and doers of good work for the state genuinely.
Answered by Rajendra G, 29 Oct '12 02:16 am

 
  
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I don't think there are any charges for dreaming if it gives them a good feeling or even a 'high' in the process. They are expecting that there would be more uncertainty. May be he is keeping his hopes on the premise that even if it is for a short period, that tag of ex-PM will stick till death. After all, people like VP Singh, Chandrasekhar, Gowda and IK Gujral all come in the category without even an iota of popular support at national level. Doubtful, if such a scenario would repeat itself because whichever way you look at it, who so ever keeps that hope has to hinge his or her support on one of the major parties also giving atleast outside support to such an idea.

Unlikely, Congress would give in to any such regional upstarts this time and so is the case with BJP. The reason being, there is a big difference between the scenario then and now. All of the above mentioned people are not in the same category as the present "ones-in-waiting" like Mulayam or Nitish or Jayalalitha or Ni ...more
Answered by Omega, 28 Oct '12 09:55 pm

 
  
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Yes....Mulayam will become PM with support of Congress and congress may pull his legs at any time.
Answered by anantharaman, 28 Oct '12 09:25 pm

 
  
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There is another reason why Mulayam is backing the UPA Govt. His case of 'wealth exceeding his known sources of income' is pending in the Supreme Court. And CBI is under the control of the Prime Minister. The day he goes against the UPA Govt., his file will be opened and he will be in great trouble. It is another matter that Mulayam is not alone who is dreaming of the Prime Ministership. To give him company are Laloo, Mayawati, Sharad Pawar, Mamta and Jayalalita.
Answered by kishore malhotra, 28 Oct '12 08:25 pm

 
  
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Every body is free to dream let 2014 come first then will see
Answered by Life to, 28 Oct '12 08:18 pm

 
  
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In this country everyone wants to become PM.
Answered by Maha Rani, 28 Oct '12 08:18 pm

 
  
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