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NL Interview: BJP’s Anirban Ganguly on Bengali Hindutva, Trinamool turncoats, and Modi’s beard

He’s director of the Hindu nationalist think tank Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation and the BJP’s candidate in Bolpur. Anirban Ganguly is director of the Hindu nationalist think tank Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation. He is also contesting the Bengal assembly election for the BJP in Bolpur, where …

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In Birbhum, TMC’s Muscle Power Has Become a Weakness as Voters Look for Change

Voters believe Mamata Banerjee has done right by them, but ‘corrupt’ local TMC leaders have cornered all the benefits. Bolpur (West Bengal): In the middle of a heated debate on the Left Front’s prospects and political posturing in the ongoing West Bengal assembly polls, Ribhu Halder (name changed) moved to …

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Ground Report: In Tagore town Bolpur, devta versus daanav play has voters hooked

I ask Dr Anirban Ganguly how it feels to play god. He laughs a hearty laugh and says it is people who make gods of men. “I am here to serve the people. Whatever they make me, I shall be,” BJP’s Bolpur candidate tells me. It is a dusty April …