congress trying to woo varun
The Congress seems to be playing a game to create confusion in the BJP ranks ahead of elections in Uttar Pradesh. The saffron brigade is hoping to wrest power from the Samajwadi Party in 2017 by taking on the might of Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati and her Bahujan Samaj Party. The Congress is leaderless in UP. Feroze Varun, the son of Maneka Gandhi, has emerged as the BJP’s most acceptable face in the seven surveys conducted by UP’s most prominent papers so far. However, the BJP is reluctant to project him as a possible face in UP because of his surname and several senior leaders of the party briefed journalists during the National Executive in Allahabad that there would be difficulty in accepting him as a leader in UP.