Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, with the Bengal win in his bag, is assembly Maharashtra politician Sharad Pawar for lunch in Mumbai. The assembly on the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief’s dwelling has fired buzz about his “Mission 2024” or the following nationwide election.
Officially, it’s a thanksgiving journey associated to the Bengal and Tamil Nadu election. Sources near Prashant Kishor say he’ll meet each chief who prolonged assist to Mamata Banerjee and MK Stalin, the large winners of the current state elections.
But there’s sturdy hypothesis that the discussions have a bigger context associated to the 2024 election and discuss of a joint opposition candidate to problem Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mr Kishor had declared after the ballot outcomes that he was achieved and needed to “stop this area”.
“I don’t wish to proceed what I’m doing. I’ve achieved sufficient. It is time for me to take a break and do one thing else in life. I wish to stop this area,” Mr Kishor had instructed NDTV.
On whether or not he would rejoin politics after a short and bitter stint with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, he mentioned: “I’m a failed politician. I’ve to return and see what I’ve to do.”
But many imagine he might go for a extra political position.
His consumer Mamata Banerjee, who gained a 3rd straight time period in West Bengal after preventing off a tough problem from the BJP, was requested whether or not she noticed herself because the opposition prime ministerial candidate.
“I believe all collectively, we are able to combat the battle for 2024. But let’s combat Covid first,” she had mentioned quickly after the decision.