Indian Opposition 2019

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: ?


Karunanidhi: Dead.

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:

X: Y

Partial Context: A Prediction of Anguish

Originally published at on May 30, 2019. Last modified on 2nd June, 2019.

Author: anileklavya

मैं सांगणिक भाषाविज्ञान (Computational Linguistics) में एक शोधकर्ता हूँ। इसके अलावा मैं पढ़ता हूँ, पढ़ता हूँ, पढ़ता हूँ, और कुछ लिखने की कोशिश भी करता हूँ। हाल ही मैं मैने ज़ेडनेट का हिन्दी संस्करण ( भी शुरू किया है। एक छोटी सी शुरुआत है। उम्मीद करता हूँ और लोग भी इसमें भाग लेंगे और ज़ेडनेट/ज़ेडमैग के सर्वोत्तम लेखों का हिन्दी (जो कि अपने दूसरे रूप उर्दू के साथ करोड़ों लोगों की भाषा है) में अनुवाद किया जा सकेगा।

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