BJP’s loss, Third Front’s gainSubmitted by Hardnews on March 9, 2009 - 18:06
For the BJP, its breakup with the BJD will erode its bargaining power with other NDA allies
Rakhi Chakrabarty Delhi, Hardnews
The 11-year-old alliance between the BJP and the Biju Janata Dal snapped on Saturday. This could well be the game-changer, as CPM general secretary Prakash Karat put it.
For one, it makes the going for BJP tough and dims hopes for the NDA to come to power at the Centre. But, it has helped resurrect the idea of a Third Front.