the various dissatisfactions did not add up to dislodge modi as i had expected.
the people would not have wanted to plunge into the unknown where there was no leader to be seen.
the people could have imagined the scene to be dominated by factionalism and a lack of movement.
the people are always eager to invent reasons and explanations to forgive their leaders.
the same situation prevailed in madhya pradesh but digvijay singh was defeated as was also the case with ashok gehlot in rajastan and partially in sm krishnas case.
narendra modi had nothing to lose and that contributed to his confidence.
the continuous successes of the bjp is due to the lack of a leader of stature in the congress.