We all knew that Elections 2017 were going to be sort of mini-General elections since they spanned whole of India. That BJP had an upper hand due to its star, Mr. Narendra Modi, was also known. However, some myths were created and spread by 'well meaning' main stream media to keep BJP on its toes.
Last few weeks have been very frustrating for any nationalist. On one side, one sees unheard of violence on RSS and BJP workers and their butchering in Kerala and unheard of oppression of Hindus in Bengal; on the other side there is impotent silence of top BJP leadership and Central government. Being a BJP sympathiser I didn't wish to be so harsh, but as days pass by, it is getting uglier and response by BJP more muted.
There is huge excitement about demonetization of old 500 and 1000 rupee currency notes. It is good to see that common citizen is ready to bear with temporary inconvenience if it means better economy and end of black money menace.
Recently, there was news item about Mr Sanjay Leela Bhansali launching a film about 'Love Story' of Alauddin Khilji and Queen Padmavati. The newspaper that ran the story apologised next day for using the words 'lover of Khilji' for 'Padmavati'. But, none from Bhansali team has refuted the story.