Even BJP has started accepting that Modi magic will not work in 2022: Cong

Dehradun: Following Uttarakhand BJP chief Bansidhar Bhagat’s comment that people will vote for development works and not just on the name of Prime Minister , state Congress leaders have launched an attack on the saffron party saying that even the BJP is realising that Modi magic has faded away.
“Bansidhar Bhagat has won assembly elections on numerous occasions and is an experienced campaigner. He knows the pulse of the state and understands the public mood. Therefore, his statement can be seen as a caution to party MLAs,” said former Uttarakhand chief minister and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat. He added, “No one else but the BJP state chief has himself maintained that the Modi magic will not work in the next state elections.” The former CM asserted that the statement has come when the elections are less than 18 months away and the “ruling party has started realising that their performance has been poor in the state”.
In a similar vein, Congress state vice-president Suryakant Dhasmana said that “be it in the first three years or during the phase, the BJP legislators have maintained distance from people and now they are realising this fact.” He did not fail to mention that the “BJP was going through a tough phase as on one end, some party legislators have come under controversies and on the other, people are questioning the performance of its elected members.”
Notably, Bhagat, in his statement, had asked the BJP MLAs to go on ground and work hard and not remain dependent on PM Modi for votes. On being targeted over the issue, the BJP chief later said that PM Modi is the best leader in the world and his statement was “misinterpreted”.
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