BJP President Rajnath Singh recently tried to reach out to the Muslim voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls asking them to give the party a chance while expressing willingness to apologize for any "mistake" or "shortcoming" in the past.
Apparently, many in the BJP and the Congress are elated over the fall of the AAP Government in Delhi recently. From writing the obituary of the party to pompous declarations that people are thoroughly disillusioned with Kejriwal & Co, the leaders of these parties are falling prey to a miscalculation that they may end up repenting at leisure.
After Atal Bihari Vajpayees exit from active politics, BJPs Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has undoubtedly emerged as the most popular crowd puller for the party and has been drawing large number of people to his public meetings across the country.
With the elevation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the NDA's Prime Ministerial candidate and Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh categorically endorsing Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi as the party's candidate for the top post in the 2014 elections, the battle lines have been clearly drawn.