It's difficult to comprehend how the giant and sturdy medieval structure could have been razed simply by the frenzied 'karsevak' mob in Ayodhya.
The divide-and-rule logic guides the BJP's tirade.
Each of his actions as chief minister seemed to convey that he meant business.
It didn't go deeper to address the malaise that spreads mainly because farmers are denied remunerative prices for their produce.
How he conducts himself in the next two years could also be crucial to the political destiny of PM Modi in 2019.
Mohsin Raza comes as a surprise for all as the BJP had not cared to field even a single Muslim candidate in the recent state election.
Behind the publicised 'inclusive' exterior there is the old Modi still around, waiting to return to his original plan at the right time.