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NC, PDP support to Cong helps BJP polarize election campaign
3/25/2019 11:02:01 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Mar 25: PDP decision of not fielding candidates from Jammu-Poonch and Udhampur-Doda seats has further polarized the election campaign thus indirectly helping the BJP on both the seats.
While the PDP decision has been understood to avoid division of `secular' votes, particularly of Muslims in both the constituencies, sources said that the development has encouraged BJP to further its agenda of consolidating `nationalist' votes (Hindus).
While elaborating, sources said that supporting Congress candidates by Kashmir centric National Conference and PDP on both the Jammu region seats of Parliament, have provided BJP an opportunity to further consolidate Hindu voters in its favour.
Pertinent to mention that both Jammu-Poonch and Udhampur-Doda Parliamentary constituencies are Hindu majority seats from where BJP candidates had won elections in the last Lok Sabha polls by defeating two time Congress MP Madan Lal and tallest Congress leader from J&K, Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Even as there is strong public resentment against both the BJP MPs because of their extremely poor performance as the representative in Lok Sabha during the last five years, political analysts believe that prevailing Modi wave is likely to demolish all anti-BJP alliances.
Sources in Congress circles also admitted that NC and PDP support to the party candidates in the Jammu region seats may indirectly help BJP to consolidate its Hindu votes. There is no doubt that NC and PDP have cadre vote in both the constituencies and the same will shift to Congress, but on the other hand, it will also help the BJP to project itself as the only party of Hindus, said a senior Congress leader on the condition of anonymity.
Even as Choudhary Lal Singh and his Dogra Swabhimaan Sangathan are still a matter of concern to some extent for the BJP candidates, sources claimed that the efforts were still on for convincing the DSS leader to withdraw his candidature on the name of PM Modi.
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