Congress’ Nand Kishore Sehrawat has become persona non grata even in his own village, Baprola. It will be better for the party to look for a new face.
BJP’s Krishan Gahlaut stands a much better chance this time around, but the BJP will have to ensure that party rebel Mahendra Yadav does not contest.
In Vikaspuri, one of the largest constituencies of Delhi, it is a double whammy that awaits Sheila Dikshit-led Congress. Not only is people’s anger over inflation and water and electricity tariffs at a tipping point but Congress MLA Nand Kishore Sehrawat’s popularity looks to have plummeted to an all-time low with the electorate even in his backyard (Baprola village) not prepared to hand him a second term.
“He has not kept any of the promises he made in the run up to 2008 polls. The chaupal has not been constructed. The sewers are not connected and are overflowing. The village pond is still incomplete even two years after its foundation stone was laid. There is no hospital. Sehrawat has even taken the local dispensary to his house,” fumes Jairam Solanki, a resident of Baprola. ..Read More