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Varshney in the Indian Express on Why BJP Could Not Form Government in Maharashtra

December 9, 2019

In his December 9, 2019 Indian Express column, If Shiv Sena wishes to remain in power, it can’t return to full-blooded Hindutva, Varshney analysizes why the BJP was unable to form the government in Maharashtra, one of India's richest, largest and historically important states. Varshney looks at why Modi, despite his awesome power, was unable to get a state government in Mumbai that he ardently desired? Read the full article