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The After Effects of BJP Winning Uttar Pradesh

Importance of this huge UP mandate, and the ways in which it will spill over, beyond today's results.


Parliament and State Assemblies
BJP & NDA gain majority in both houses of the parliament. They are also in power, in about a dozen state assemblies. This will impact two issues.


Presidential ElectionsNarendra Modi and Amit Shah can comfortably appoint the person of their choice to be the next President.

In line with this, they can - the must - use the additional support to appoint the right people in key institutions - and I hope they go into serious detail, not just stopping with Governors and Chief Justices. We are in a dire need of replacement for those old fossil remnants of a foregone socialist era. The institutions needs a thorough spring cleaning, and dynamic, vibrant and dharmic personalities should be appointed to key positions. 

This is so, so crucial because all we have are self-important, dynasty loyalists, sitting in seats of influence, beginning from the supreme court…