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Early in the elections, Uttar Pradesh has mirrored many paradoxes. Modi has superstar status. That might not get him votes. The BJP has built a non-Yadav, non-Jat voter base. But many could swing back to familiar caste and community voting patterns.
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As crucial poll dates are announced, the buzz in UP includes Priyanka Gandhi reviving her campaign, Amit Shah scouting for fresh faces and the Yadavs' fight within the family.
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Uttar Pradesh is energising 2019's Lok Sabha politics and how! From its gathbandhan games to the bua-bhatija tie-up, the arrival of Priyanka et al, UP is springing surprises every day!
Priyanka's litmus test would be in whether she can move beyond the optics now and step up the game.
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The politics of power dressing: How Priyanka Gandhi Vadra made a 'statement' even without a 'speech'
Why didn't Priyanka dress like grandmother Indira Gandhi? Perhaps that's exactly why.
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We don't know whether Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would be able to touch the right chords in politics. She has chosen the right colour for UP though.
Breaking Views | 4.68 minutes watch-minute read
Priyanka carries the most famous surname in Indian politics, is telegenic, charismatic and made for the TV age. But is it enough?
Bright Spark: Why Priyanka Gandhi could herald the revival of Congress’ traditional vote base in Uttar Pradesh
From communication to charisma and confidence, Priyanka has it all. Her arrival has rejuvenated the UP Congress and unsettled the saffron ranks.
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