gfiles magazine

April 17, 2013


Current BJP MLA Sunil Kumar Vaidya has lost much of the support base he enjoyed during 2008. The saffron party, thus, would better look for a new candidate.
The same goes for the Congress, whose last candidate, local Councillor AnjanaParcha has limited pockets of influence.
In case the Congress needs to gauge the mood of aamaadmi, its core constituents who were responsible for taking the party to power in 2004, it should visit Trilokpuri, an Assembly constituency comprising of three dozen resettlement blocks – Kotla village, a few DDA pockets of MayurVihar and New Ashok Nagar, a lower middle class settlement separated from Trilokpuri by Hindon River.
The constituency, which includes around half a lakh class IV employees (mainly sweepers) of different municipal bodies of the national capital, is seething with anger that the Congress has disowned it and allowed the inflation to skyrocket forcing the common man to turn into a bootlegger, drug peddler, gambler and petty thief who decamps with vehicles’ petrol and public taps in the dark of night. Though over half of the people of the Assembly constituency are not satisfied with the performance of sitting BJP MLA Sunil Kumar Vaidya, the anger over price rise and stupendous increase in power and water tariffs overrides the sentiment...Read More

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