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Who can helm BJP once Mr Modi decides to make way for a successor? Amit Shah is the favourite but Yogi Adityanath is the dark horse
India, Opinion

Who can helm BJP once Mr Modi decides to make way for a successor? Amit Shah is the favourite but Yogi Adityanath is the dark horse

Yogi Adityanath needs to demonstrate what he stands for apart from his aggressive brand of cultural nationalism. Mr Modi would often flaunt the Gujarat model of development with its focus on rapid industrialisation before becoming the Prime Minister. Adityanath’s three-pronged development model for Uttar Pradesh – law and order, infrastructure creation and a thrust on rural economy – is very much a work in progress.

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