BJP releases “Mai hi Dulha” video to mock INDIA

In a move targeting the Opposition I.N.D.I.A bloc, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unveiled a video ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Titled ‘INDIA Alliance Mein Fight, Main Hi Dulha Hun Right,’ the video was shared on the party’s official handle on March 26. The video aims to shed light on the apparent ‘infighting’ within the bloc regarding the selection of a common candidate.

Lasting 2.23 minutes, the video attempts to convey that leaders within the I.N.D.I.A bloc perceive themselves as contenders without reaching a consensus on a single candidate to lead the charge against Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s NDA in the forthcoming elections.

In the video, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi seemingly takes center stage, engaging in a marriage discussion with the bride character, who appears overwhelmed by the multitude of contenders. Alongside Rahul Gandhi, the characters in the video bear striking resemblances to leaders such as Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav, Lalu Prasad Yadav, and his son Tejashwi Yadav, among others. As the interaction progresses, tensions escalate, culminating in a physical altercation among the leaders.

The release of this video by the BJP underscores its strategy to highlight perceived disarray within the Opposition camp. By depicting the lack of unity and consensus among key opposition figures, the BJP aims to bolster its own image and consolidate support ahead of the elections.

While the video serves as a pointed commentary on the internal dynamics of the Opposition, it also reflects the intense competition and divergent agendas prevalent within the Indian political landscape. As the election season unfolds, such maneuvers and messaging strategies are likely to become more pronounced, shaping the narrative and influencing voter perceptions.

Roy Walsh

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