AN­I­MOS­ITY IS NOT OUR DES­TINY

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in each con­stituency, to­talling 4,000 every district to co­or­di­nate the var­i­ous devel­op­ment. The strat­egy has so far ar­eas in the state. “The pari­var­tan elec­toral ac­tiv­i­ties of the party. worked well, both to woo the Hin­dus ya­tras have been de­signed af­ter fi­nalWisinigth­thhe These in­clude even de­part­ments to and to counter provoca­tive state­ments cyastc­them­rieant­daoreuas­bolfineagchaosf poli­covye,rtsheeeag­witoa­tri­oldnscaondmtr­main­uin­n­gi­toyf is tirib­ny­gleoad­fePr­sa­lik-eISnPd’siaAzsamquKah­banb. les the 4,000 spots,” says UP party general work­ers. To high­light the crim­i­nal­i­sa­tion sec­re­tary Swatantra Dev. At each of un­der the SP govern­ment, the these des­ig­nated arAease, nth­sere­ofwdil­léb­jàe avu. Ipt’as­rt­lyikheasaablr­reaawdly orP­gaknis­tead­n­di­en­m­te­orn-ation­aTlh­lye”pfaortya’lsle­bgigegdelystbpe­ri­on­bgleam‘tse­or­rfoari­isst’ three-part cer­e­mon­bye.tTwheeer­nath­scwhoilol lbce­hil­drsetnr,atieoxnc­sebpyt wthoamten sat­nadtey.oOubthviobues­folyrethe­seth­we­ol­rad­c­skcoafrarych­li­itetlfemwineigs­thetrioatl­hcearnt­d­hia-n wel­comed at the ent­thre­an­pclea,ytehres laeare­de­pro­l­i­cym­soamk­ertsh.oBusaan­ngdin­policte­hestap­toiolin­tis­cainl UgaPi.ns thedaItnedyi­aent (wprhiem­reams intsis­r­tievralb­sehlaievveet­shheier pi­lot­ing it will ad­drethsse tmhei­d­c­drole­wodfs tah­nisd bra“wTlh, eth­pearKtya­sishm­leairv­ingm­naoyp­mo­taekne­tiaol­narte­hae hoCmMe­fafr­coen­str. eMadeya)n.Aw­shuilseu, atlh, ethReuBsJsPi­ainss fi­nally a big pub­lic mu­pere­it­si­ing. cAon­prtionudes, on­lyun­to­to­buec­qhuedel,l”es­d­abyys UPcBamJPest­pooPkaek­sipse­tar-n for are­fliyrsint­gevoen­rtjhoeinMt omdi­il­ic­tahrayriesxmearc­tiosew. in Shah says, “UP is se­leti­h­naglspueclh­leatsm­thetaitc-havesobn­linCd­head­ndtere­an­maogh­an. Hys­te­ria is a poor vfortmes.o“fWpoeli­h­cay­vaent­d­hethme ow­sot rpldopcuol­marm­fauc­e ulous and sci­en­tifice­crasm. Mpanig­y­nIfn­odriathnes too are crit­i­cal of it. nity has gen­er­ally stopin­pethdere­cao­cut­nin­tr­gyt,oN­caor­men­pd­lar­i­anMt­soth­dai,twemhoafirst time in its elec­toraIlthail­slt­so­trayr.t”ed with the uHnIfNorDtUunTaVtAe ULrITi nate from the two sid­he­as­sos­fethaenPeaxkaim­stapnle­Ifn­odri­cale­baonr,de­frf.eTc-he

District­wise youatth­taac­nkdth­waotm­lefnt 18 In­di­aTn­heso­pladri­etyrsmd­ie­gahdt .claitm­woit­gisov­fiegrhnt­mineg­nts willth­ivaeveprto-tpaolko­r­togroevse­orl­nvean­bcilea,t”es­rayl sisB­suJePs gath­NerAiSngIMs are al­soTb­heein­lagt­pes­lat­n­fr­noemd itnhe Indti­haen porlilms oen­mti­h­neisd­eve­olof­p­tr­maed­net, str­loag­daen­routesn,aStironCar­leseekc,rBe­taalurychSih­sr­taikna,nP­taStharn­mkoat., the 9Z2EHdiRstAricts thetBeJrPish, a“sBl­doiov­di­daed­ndUwP atear­locan­nen­bout­tfil­toiws cteor­tainSlaym­pjl­hayaiuntga,atmheilMd um­bBaui­tatht­teac­sk­trsa,twe­gaytehrap­sr­boab­clkem­firse,dcblime­foarte, into. The tar­get wilgl ebte­htehre”.sT­tahties’sw7a0s fol­loHwine­dubtvyanceawrds,othf ougchavne­grey ceatcu.-On Kash­masiri,t hdoid­wien­vBeri,htahr.eAint tehren­saat­mioneatilm­coem, ­ lIankd­hia1’s8d-pel­cuisivoon­te­torsr­w­evhie­owhathve nIned­vuers Bas­in­tiWouast­leyr. WTrheiale­ty­i­to­hfas lmarugneiltysit­seien­rt­e­dr­mit­ten­tilty­c­faonr’cter­dis­tkoirne­faigcht.ting by an­nounc­cin­le­gaar­ly­nal­ime­sea, v1o9t6e0d baenf­dordei.sS­coums­seio3n,s50o0n­claimip­tis­na­grter­ade. In Pak­istan too, While the K word tet­sh­peecoiar­lelyoaf fotuer eSn­hdauhraingd btheein­reg aore­gac­nalils­set­dot­boain­mIp­n­rdeisas­nup­plaones from Pak­istani airspace ad­ver­sity, the litany Mo­famthutru’salcognr­siei­d­vear­nac­belse iesf­faorl­tosntog goente: tahnedm­toth­feurBtJhPeri­dleimo­liot­g­ty­hean­pdast­suargnethoefmIn­dian trade goods via India’s ac­tive role in thteog­berethaekruap ofufnP­catkiois­ntianng, Ps­tak­ti­estBaJnP’surnoilte. iP­na­tokip­staarnty. Tvo­hteeprsri­amnedm­suin­pip­sotertre­orfs.PIankistan has opted to stay in pro­mot­ing the Khal­is­taTnhme ovtheem­rewnot,rIrny­di­i­saw’sh­perteh­ermt­ph­teive fcale­cat,roovferis­esuigi­h­nt­gltahkrheaotf­sth­toisIgn­r­doiau.pIanrsetead, he has re­mained oc­cu­pa­tion of Si­achenU­naand­inP­ci­ad­ke­in­stawni’sll bimlup­nad­cetr­ti­h­negDi­nat­loit tvhoete asil­nre­gaud­layr­ply­ot­feonc­tu­iasel dBJoPn­suth­pe­poKrates­rhsm, ir is­sue, specif­i­cally the Drass­Kargil heights,ip­n­rUoxPy. TwhaersB,JiPntle­laod­peerrsahti­iponiss,dli­ivgi­hdtei­dng shauym­pa­n­rtryigshout­sr­cveiosl.aTti­hoensB.JIPn’sfa7c3t,MbPys­not men­tion­ing India’s up the LoC, be­headin­gos­notld­hieri ss,ubea,nwnitnhgs­folimghets­maanid­nt­lai­mini­it­ningg far­gogm­reUssPivweilploal­lis­ti­o­caplainy­taer­p­vaerntt,iownoo-n Baluchis­tan or the Ind­ or stalling trade. Neitiht ewrilnl ah­taiovne mhains ig­maainl eimd paan­cyt­th­win­hgile­boe­tyh­fromer­sth­seay­bin­rag­witl­wain­lldi­ns­f­clruean­m­cepthoelicJy­at­tah­vat in­agn mspey mbaes­rt­seroKf tuh­lebihruc­sah­sateniY­nan­doatv,juNsat­waz has earned some ond pro­pa­ganda tchre­iti­ir­cioswm­n­ac­tohnosmti­teu.eNnecvye­br­tuhtealelssos,in­hes­urre-mains a man look­ing has shad­owed their dvi­somtea.lJhait­satvos­ryf.orm the big chunk of rforun­pdeaincge awri­ethasI.nTd­hi­ai­sains da­iamseod­lu­at­ti­oc­nono-n Kash­mir. So let’s step back toDlaoloitks aint wUPha(6t i0s pe­ors­s­ciebn­let)baen­twd eaerne our solidI­nadti­inag’stl­hiset­coafs­dteip­bloam­seao­tifcth‘feavpoau­r­rtys.’ to Pak­istan, re­called coun­tries. We must doMsaoy­ab­we­caa­tui’semwaein­nveoetde—baannkd. Tab­ho­ev­peaarltly re­cently by In­dian for­eign min­is­ter Sushma Swaraj at the our re­spec­tive lead­er­sishaiplson­heoedp—in­g­toth­belMieu­vesltimhavt oat­neism­woislilt­bye UN, in­cluded an in­vi­ta­tion to Pak­istan’s PM to Modi’s in­auand ad­ver­sity is not oue­qru­dael­sltyindyiv. ided be­tween the SP and Wguirthat­bion­thatnhde pMroimdie’sm­sit­noip­sotevr­eranind La­hore. Yet, Nawaz too That brings us toBthSeP.qCuoensstoiolin­daot­fiown­hi­antah­naysowno­erp­kaerd­tys’so Sreh­pae­haa­ter­de­lynwt aed­nvtoth­cae­texs­tor­fatmheilien—tebryneatt­tend­ing Modi’s in­a­u­far. The Fe­bru­ary 1f9a9v9ouLra­choourldew­suormkm­toit­th­weaBsJPa’sb­driesa-kag­nudras­toioc­ni­adl em­sepdi­tieac, rait­di­cigisit­malac­tah­mom­paei,gbny sign­ing the weak Ufa through mo­ment in Pak­di­vsa­tan­nta­gIned. iDaersepli­at­teios­netsb. aItcp­kust­d­tuhe towo ias­g­praeretmoef ntht we ip­tahrIt­nyd­si­a­trant­edgeynis­nuUriPng an in­quiry on Pathankot. coun­tries on the pathb­tiot­ter­res­faom­lvin­ly­gi­no­fuigt­sht­taingditnhgeiesm­subeast­talned aTsh­wineglsl.bBeag­nas­nat­lo­hfasllianptahret wpah­set­n­foDuerlhi in­sisctlee­da­trhoaftt­theR­paomst­jan­im­n­dae­be­hdooK­maisihsm­suier, as wAek­llh. iTlehshenisPsatik­l­list­traynin’sg Ktoahrgoilld­bolnu.nHder mU­foan­vthissitr­bayiseS­darat­na­jaAr­mz­izy coo­fu3l,d50n0otITac­commth­odeap­taer­atymheaest­pin­lagyed­sutr­puic­nk­ci­adlel tnht­sis­lip­kre­ogresh­sad­so­hwirne.dIn­veat­en­ri­arnonAicmtewriscta,nit­p­woal­is­tic­thael woitrhkKears.hNmeiar­it­lyead­dis­etrrsi.bTuhteisdw, tah­se­froel­lowed­byK­tahier­faennac,eh­melpened­by tK­hear­lag­itlem­staNna,tGioen­nael­ral cPoen­rv­sue­zl­taMnut­sShteavr­eraJ­fawrd­hiongo—ptwed­ho­to­se­tap­kaest winigll Mbeod­fi­ive­vi­wsito—rkaingd itnhen­ve­cray­maesstehme­bKlyash­mHi­urimuap­n­riRsi­inggh.tsBCuot mm­foisr­swioan­r­drew­phor­att the Sh­calire­inf tg­soivnecr­lund­meeHnitll­haray­dCil­ninit­tioan­teadn. dTAhel siteawt,a1s0 haat rthde fdoirstrIincdt ipaart­toy hbe­lamd-e which says Hin­dus in the vil­lage left Gforuer—­pto­ic­natsfhor­in­moun­lath, iws ih­mic­ahged.id in­qPuaakrist­tearns,u2n0­tialt­ththeeUzroinaatl­talecvke.l, and be­cause of the ex­tor­tion ac­tiv­i­ties of voHlvoewtheveeKr,at­shhem­bir­gigsew­stith­heoaud­tag­ci­hve­in­f­gor a 10H0a-ms emInbdeira’IsT tefi­an­mgeirn­pLouic­nk­t­ninogw. the po­lit­i­cally pow­er­ful lo­cal Mus­lims. thuepBPJaPk­wisit­lalnb’es dUiNstr­pi­bo­suiti­ion ofn­tiKck­aesths­, Th­helep‘ead­r­mDeyl’hhi?asThalereisas­duye sot­faKr­taes­dhmir At the worker level, the party has an­meirx,ewr­caiseat­ghoeoBdSbPe­hgiansnainl­rge.ady done lwauitnhchKi­nagshTmwirt­tiesr as­ndthFeB mprisim­si­laersy drawn up a list of ar­eas in eastern UP and wDheis­cphit­te­hte­hSePwhaarscurineds,etrhtaekIen­ndian ap­gaar­it­nysst­toiltl­h­nereep­das­r­taies­rein­sotl­hueti­sot­nataen. d where it says Hin­dus have left due pParM­tian­lolyw. An­neoet­dhser­tom­sae­j­totl­rew­dor­wrynit­sothaen Lfoikrebs otnhthPeakUisP­taBnJPa’snF­daIc­ned­bioao­kno­pra­ge to al­leged Mus­lim high-hand­ed­ness. SPun­scpolintt­dinit­gioan­nadl od­ni­aeloseg­cuteion­wjio­th­iniP­nagk­ih­maavleis­ginognereulapt­fioronms is11im,0p0e0ra­to­tiovev.er The beef ban too is on the cam­paign Msa­tay­naw. aTthi.eSuisc­shueas­deavrelow­p­melle­nk­t­ncoowunld. 300N,0a0w0an­zowSh. “aTrihf’is ios­ntl­hyecboimg­gme­set­netver board. The party’s Hin­dutva strat­egy uAp­snedt iBnJKPa’ssphlmanirs, acon­mew­plein­tete­lyr.nTeht­eed­mis­arproawyeir­neodthgernepraar­tioens soonc­ti­ahlemUerdi iaattcaacmk pwaaigsnth­tah­tathaepinacrti­y has a few key fea­tures. The lower mis­apyahs­saivoe­naptuetly hdaes­ntseem­naiyn UhPa,v”esaby­seeS­nanljianykReadi, tohe leadership, not the top, will play the thaenBdJaPu­tion­naoc­moomuf­solyrtc­ah­balert­pinogsi­ati­coonufrosre ITnd­nieat­nworekpinre-csh­siaornge.in Kash­mir. Hin­dutva card. It will be played as a thfo­ermiotsm­fe­un­tut,rbeu. tMite­haan­swmhail­ney, to­hbestak-ey PakTiso­taonv’es­rf­sier­est­thre­sep­not­nirse ctoamth­peaUi­grni, counter to the SP and BSP’s Mus­lim clqeuset­soti­cornosis:two ir­lel aNc­ah­wiat­szdSehsatirni­faftin­odn.a tahte­tap­cakrwtyais tdo­rah­fotlid­ngain­nion­ndep­fu­elnl-dteim­nte card. The fight will not be taken to a Ap­nadritfni­etrd­foo­er­spne’tarceeaic­n­hIDn­deisati?na­tion UP, pinaqru­tyirwy ornk­tehreininecaid­cehnot.fItnhdeia4’0s3realevel where it jeop­ar­dises the party’s then there will be a big ques­tion mark act­sisoen­mh­balys sbeeaetns. aE­clecvoem­npsaen­piaer­datweith na­tional stance of Mus­lims be­ing on Desti­natiTohne Ianudthiaor2i0s1a9P.ak­istani dites­pas­rt­tamt­ed­ntspho­alvicey­beoefn c“riesaotlead­tin­ing equal part­ners in the march for Fol­low

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