Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Dead.
L. K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi: Retired.
Haren Pandya: Killed.
Pramod Mahajan: Dead.
Gopinath Munde: Dead.
Manohar Parrikar: Dead.
Arun Jaitley: Retired Hurt.
Sushma Swaraj: Partly Hurt, Partly Retired.
Rajesh Pilot: Dead.
Madhavrao Scindia: Dead.
Vilasrao Deshmukh: Dead.
Y S Rajasekhara Reddy: Dead.
Sonia Gandhi: Semi-Retired.
Manmohan Singh: Not a Politician.
Rahul Gandhi: Character Assassinated.
Digvijay Singh: Character Assassinated.
Shashi Tharoor: Alive, With a Sword Hanging Above His Head.
Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath, P. Chidambaram: ?
Jayalalitha: Dead. (And Conspiracy Theories).
(There is Twitter Comedy Festival to Mark Her Death)
Lalu Yadav: Neutralized.
Nitish Kumar: In a Negative Buridan’s Ass Situation.
Mulayam Singh Yadav: Politician Emeritus.
Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati: ? / Pray?
Deve Gowda: Almost Retired.
Chandrabau Naidu: Possibly Neutralized.
K Chandrashekhara Rao: In Honeymoon Period (Second Part).
Stalin: Died in 1953. There is a nameplate still in an Indian state.
Arvind Kejriwal: No Comments.
Socialists, Anarchists and Communists: In India? Where?
Quiz: There is a prominent name (X) missing from the above list, that of a veteran of Indian politics, still active. Following the same template as above, fill in the blanks below:
Partial Context: A Prediction of Anguish
Originally published at https://zcomm.org/zblogs/indian-opposition-2019/ on May 30, 2019. Last modified on 2nd June, 2019.