Three-pronged strategy behind BJP win in UP

The stunning victory of Narendra Modi with over 320 seats in the AP State Assembly of 403 seats is indeed a tsunami that no one predicted as the party vote share jumped from just 15% in 2012 to 39.6% in 2017.

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