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The Chessboard - Episode 7: The politics of the land of the five rivers

How is Punjab placed in General Elections 2019; is a political realignment happening and more


In the seventh episode of Business Standard’s politics podcast, The Chessboard, host Ankur Bhardwaj and Political Editor, Archis Mohan discuss the final phase of voting that will take place on Sunday, 19 May.

59 Lok Sabha constituencies will elect their MPs on 19 May and this includes the 13 seats in the state of A little over two years after assembly in 2017, how is the political situation in the state? Can AAP retain its four seats in the state? Can make its presence felt? Or is it the party in pole position?

As we get closer to the day of the results, political leaders around the country are meeting their peers in other parties. The Telangana CM, K C Rao met DMK boss, Stalin recently. Is a political realignment happening in in anticipation of the results?

The was in the for his comments on advising the to attack Balakot in cloudy conditions and for his statement on the use of emails and digital cameras in the late 1980s.

Tune in for a detailed discussion on these issues.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 18:25 IST