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Why BJP wants to pull down pro-Bahujan Gehlot government

Why is the BJP bent on creating political instability in Rajasthan? Is it because of ideological reasons? Or is the party rankled by the new sociopolitical equations emerging in the state because of a string of policy decisions taken by the Gehlot government? Bhanwar Meghwanshi analyses the recent developments

Rajasthan is in the midst of a political slugfest. The state government led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, which has taken a series of revolutionary and bold decisions in the interest of the Scheduled Castes (SCs), Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs), is in the crosshairs. One of them is a blanket ban on “death feasts”. Is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), with its core agenda of Hindutva, so rankled by these decisions that it wants to unseat the Gehlot government?

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About The Author

Bhanwar Meghwanshi

Author, journalist and socio-cultural activist Bhanwar Meghwanshi is the editor of Shunyakal.com. His autobiography ‘Main ek Karsewak tha' is about his early days as a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker and how he left the organization and became its staunch critic. The English translation of the book was published recently under the title ‘I Could not be Hindu’.

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