Modi ji is everywhere from encouraging Olympians to get medals to asking countrymen for vaccination against motivation. Involving and engaging with the common and ordinary through his Mann Ki Baat Affairs speaking for the interests, ideas and opinions of the citizen forming the constituency and base of his supporters and followers.
But least reluctant when it comes to fielding tough political issues and concerns from joblessness to the lack of economic recovery post-pandemic. At best riddling with rhetorics being the best guarantees against putting his regime to test. If his popularity and acceptance are so intact then why he hesitates to take a stand on issues of crucial and national significance.
Manmohan Singh is mocked for all his stillness and softness but Narendra Modi is rewarded for his sharp and punchy oratory style and skills. But this doesn’t make the latter any better as we all know from the fallout of the UPA-2 government in 2014.
The 2G and Coalgate scam cost Congress its prospects, as for a Modi ji, branding and balancing his every act, securing the nation’s security and territorial sovereignty. Time is ripe for Modi ji to introspect and investigate his claims and counterclaims before the moment slips from his end, eroding his political legitimacy.
Signalling an end of the road for his school of nationalistic and patriotic politics in 2024, the opposition may probably buy this one for sure.