I owe you an apology, because I was back a day ago, but didn’t come here to update like I told you folks I would 😦 No, it wasn’t because some kind of dictatorial regime picked me up and threw me into one of those secret underground prisons from which there is no returning 🙂
On the contrary, I have just been sick. But today I just had to come here, because I was already as many as two days late.
Well, on the other hand, there hasn’t been much to write about the current political scenario. After Uttar Pradesh, the opposition and its spokespersons in the media have grown eerily quiet. There’s a sudden new calm in the country that I do not remember feeling for a day since May 16, 2014. Perhaps it has dawned on Modi’s detractors that their obsessive outrage has backfired..
To be fair, there aren’t any big elections coming, either.
Yes, I know 🙂 Yes, I know that there are MCD polls in Delhi a week or so from now. But come on… it’s a municipal poll. We got used to worrying about giant Uttar Pradesh… and it’s tough to get the enthusiasm up for a mere municipal poll.
Especially since this is a poll in which BJP has done almost everything it can to lose. Trying to get AAP thrown out of its office was only the latest blunder. The BJP had a good thing going with the Jethmalani fees issue, but now they have given Kejriwal a simple chance to play victim over his office. The people know well that every party abuses the system of allotment of sarkari bungalows. Trying to single out and punish Kejriwal is terrible strategy.
Folks, this might be the first time I am running out of topics to discuss on this blog. Which means I need your help. Please let me know in the comments what you would like to see me talk about. I should be completely fine by tomorrow to post my first full blog since I returned and I need it to be something nice, don’t you think?