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just outside lines. the ones that are frequently referred to as ‘North India. which morphed into the AAP, The AAP is not perfect. But it could be a platform for a new politics provided it sticks to liberal social and cultural convictions as it did on Section 377 The AAP too will have to decide that the only direction it can take is liberal: this conviction does not come easily The AAP had two vulnerabilities The first was its reputation on economic matters: that somehow it would throw fiscal prudence out and go with runaway freebies Like most parties the AAP is probably internally conflicted on this But some of the fears were exaggerated The point about its water programme was not that it offered free water; the point was that it would require all of Delhi’s water to be metered which would open up interesting possibilities for charging overusers The second was its constant agitational mode for which it paid the price But the beauty of Indian politics is that it gets the unlikeliest of politicians to evolve It is hard to shake off Arvind Kejriwal’s sincerity and tenacity This is a test of his potential to grow The prime minister’s speech last week was a reminder that sometimes generals fight the last war The Delhi election is a new reality The BJP has already tripped on the question of full statehood for Delhi which it had no intention of giving especially if there was a chance the AAP would come to power It also has little to show for its seven months of ruling at the Centre In fact its only card at the moment is inducing the fear that if the Delhi government is different from the government at the Centre life will be harder for Delhi This argument may yet win The stakes are higher for the AAP; if it performs badly its future will be in doubt But if the AAP wins it might do even the BJP some good After all nothing induces complacency as much as the lack of effective opposition The writer is president Centre for Policy Research Delhi and contributing editor for ‘The Indian Express’ [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsNo one?Written by Ipsita Chakravarty | Published: October 15 according to former India selector Saba Karim.

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