Karma spares none: Ram Madhav

GANDHINAGAR: The confrontation between Karnataka governor Vaju Vala and H D Deve Gowda’s JD(S) revived political memories in Gujarat, with many invoking the ‘karma’ theory.

In 1996, Deve Gowda was the PM when President’s rule was imposed in Gujarat. Vala was then chief of the ruling Gujarat BJP. Gowda, along with Congress-appointed governor Krishnapal Singh, was believed to have played a key role in not allowing the BJP regime to prove its majority. The political crisis was triggered by a split in BJP by rebel leader Shankersinh Vaghela, who had lost out to Keshubhai Patel in the race to become CM in 1995. Vaghela’s Rashtriya Janata Party (RJP) eventually formed the government with Congress support after President’s Rule was lifted.

With Congress and JD(S) attacking Vala and BJP over the political wrangle in Karnataka on Wednesday, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav shared a social media post, comparing the Karnataka situation to the same in Gujarat in 1996. He said the…

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