Pulling off a win in Maski bypoll crucial for Vijayendra
His supporters are then prone to pitch for a larger organisational accountability for him
Amid hypothesis about political way forward for Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, who has turned 78, his camp is eagerly trying on the outcomes of the forthcoming byelections to a Lok Sabha constituency and two Assembly constituencies, significantly the Maski Assembly phase.
Focus on Maski is as a result of the Chief Minister’s son and BJP State vice-president B.Y. Vijayendra has taken up the accountability of managing the social gathering’s ballot preparations, together with marketing campaign, in the constituency, the place the social gathering is but to register a victory to date.
If the social gathering manages to win the byelection in Maski, then it’s going to be a “hat-trick” of kinds for Mr. Vijayendra in phrases of the Assembly constituencies the place the social gathering has managed to register its maiden victory underneath his supervision. The BJP had earlier gained K.R. Pet and Sira constituencies in south Karnataka for the primary time the place the social gathering’s ballot marketing campaign had been supervised by Mr. Vijayendra.
If Maski goes in favour of the BJP, supporters of Mr. Yediyurappa are certain to pitch for a larger accountability for Mr. Vijayendra throughout the social gathering, mentioned a strategist near him. The earlier two victories, attributed to marketing campaign underneath the management of Mr. Vijayendra, had underscored his potential and one other win would make even his detractors settle for that he’s a ballot strategist, he added. Mr. Vijayendra has been campaigning at Maski since April 2.
This projection of Mr. Vijayendra as a “poll strategist” has caught the eye of each the Opposition in addition to BJP old-timers.
Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah has questioned the sobriquet of “poll strategist” being attributed to Mr. Vijayendra. “If he is really a Chanakya, why could he not cast his spell and ensure the victory of their candidates when his father had formed the KJP?” the Congress chief requested in the course of the ballot marketing campaign in Maski.
Some BJP previous guard have been mentioning that the sooner two victories underneath Mr. Vijayendra’s management had been in bypolls the place the federal government’s affect is certain to work and never in basic elections. They additionally insist that different political causes labored in favour of the BJP in these earlier bypolls.
However, the supporters of Mr. Vijayendra counter such an argument by mentioning that the BJP managed to tug off victories in K.R. Pet and Sira regardless of the social gathering not having any robust organisational community there.