BJP’s stunning defeat in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar by-polls has sent a signal to the saffron party that they are not invincible and can be defeated at any given time. Though Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity has been able to win elections in different states recently, thereby enabling the BJP to rule 21 states of the country, it is undoubtedly an achievement. But as Lok Sabha elections are approaching, people of the country are yet to see some of the promises being fulfilled. This may have a negative impact on the saffron brigade. On the other hand, the opposition parties forming an alliance against the BJP will also affect the party’s prospects in the general elections. BJP needs to think and strategize wisely if it wants to come back to power.
On BJP’s prospects in Lok Sabha polls