BJP’s yearning in Kerala: A bit of saffron in a mound of red

There is a Hindu majority in Kerala. If the BJP got all its votes, it could win easily. That is where the mistake lies.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 24, 2024 | 7:00 PMUpdatedApr 24, 2024 | 7:00 PM

Narendra Modi at a rally in Attingal, Kerala. (X/BJP4India)

Will Narendra Modi’s poll efforts in Kerala bear fruit this time? The answer lies in the composition of Kerala’s population. Modi and many of his ilk do not see India as a country of diversity but of uncompromising Hindutva. In Kerala, people have for long learned to live with differences in religion and culture and that determines their electoral strategy.

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