Political strategist Prashant Kishor on Sunday mentioned that he’s “quitting this area” and he won’t strategise for events anymore. The remarks got here even because the outcomes are trickling in for West Bengal polls and Trinamool Congress is obvious of a hat-trick. He’s the person behind the TMC’s spectacular win within the state.
“I’ve been pondering of quitting for too lengthy and was searching for a possibility, Bengal gave me that likelihood,” he mentioned in an interview with CNN-News18.
On TMC’s win, Kishor mentioned that folks wished to get Mamata Banerjee yet one more and it might be very troublesome to inform “why we have now gained so huge”.
The Bharatiya Janata Social gathering marketing campaign was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the state witnessed Union Ministers campaigning within the state for months. However that would not change the celebration’s fortune both. “Simply because central ministers come and marketing campaign doesn’t assure a win. They’d big sources, however that’s not sufficient to win elections,” he mentioned.
He added that the BJP’s narrative was the identical because it was within the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and there was nothing optimistic in it. “The insider-outsider debate shouldn’t be an element. You have to have many issues to go best for you to win a state as huge as West Bengal. The struggle was between Didi (Mamata) and Modi. It’s troublesome to say which of our strikes paid off the perfect, however we wished to convey to the those who they need to vote for Bengal’s daughter,” he mentioned.
Mincing no phrases, Kishor hit out on the Election Fee saying it has been working as an extension of Bharatiya Janata Social gathering.
“I’ve by no means seen a extra partial Election Fee. It did every part to assist BJP. From permitting the usage of faith by BJP to scheduling ballot and bending guidelines, the EC did every part to help the saffron celebration,” Kishor mentioned.
Additionally, his prediction for the BJP turned out to be true on this election.
“For all of the hype AMPLIFIED by a piece of supportive media, in actuality BJP will wrestle to CROSS DOUBLE DIGITS in West Bengal. PS: Please save this tweet and if BJP does any higher I need to give up this area!” Kishor has tweeted on December 21, 2020
For all of the hype AMPLIFIED by a piece of supportive media, in actuality BJP will wrestle to CROSS DOUBLE DIGITS in
PS: Please save this tweet and if BJP does any higher I need to give up this area!
— Prashant Kishor (@PrashantKishor)
Prashant had earlier labored with the BJP in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in 2016 state polls, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in 2017 state polls, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy in 2019 state polls, and Shiv Sena in 2019 state polls.