The BJP, meanwhile, has been critical of suggestions that Chhattisgarh will pull out of the the scheme, with former CM Raman Singh saying that the Congress should not be hasty in making decisions, and calling Ayushman Bharat one of the “best schemes in the world.”
In Chhattisgarh, the BJP accused govt of “imposition of this idea” on those who “do not eat non-vegetarian food”. In MP, where the Congress does not enjoy a clear majority on its own, the party is playing safe
Poll promises of loan waiver and Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 2,500 per quintal for paddy to farmers seems to have done the trick for the Congress in the state where BJP faced a strong anti-incumbency factor.
The big difference between Congress and the BJP after an election result was at display on Tuesday. While after almost every election defeat Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and answered questions about the result, the BJP headquarters fell silent.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.
Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.
As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.