Modi in Power & the dying light of freedom

From the Indian Express:

ALLIANCES
Alliance Lead Won
UPA 0 59
NDA 0 336
Others 0 134
LEFT 0 11
IND 0 3
Total 0 543
PARTY-WISE
Party Lead Won 2009
INC 0 44 206
BJP 0 282 116
AAP 0 4 0
BSP 0 0 21
Others 0 213 200
Total 0 543 543
UTTAR PRADESH (80)
Party Lead Won 2009
INC 0 2 21
BJP 0 71 10
SP 0 5 23
BSP 0 0 20
Others 0 2 6
Total 0 80 80
MAHARASHTRA (48)
Party Lead Won 2009
INC 0 2 17
BJP 0 23 9
SHS 0 18 11
NCP 0 0 8
Others 0 1 3
Total 0 48 48
ANDHRA PRADESH (42)
Party Lead Won 2009
INC 0 2 33
BJP 0 3 0
TDP 0 16 6
TRS 0 11 2
Others 0 10 1
Total 0 42 42
WEST BENGAL (42)
Party Lead Won 2009
INC 0 4 6
BJP 0 2 1
AITC 0 34 19
CPI(M) 0 2 9
Others 0 0 7
Total

The dying light of freedom

by Mani Shankar Aiyar 

Darkness descends. The idea of India gutters. The light that lit our freedom struggle and so defined the nature of our nationhood is going out. 

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