Farmers' protest: BJP's Punjab imbroglio shows no signs of resolution

For the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), it is about making the best of a thankless situation in Punjab as the farmers’ protests show no sign of resolution.   It lost an old ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), and is friendless in Punjab. “All is not gone for us. We have consolidated our votes in the business and trading communities because nobody else is speaking for them. The ‘kisan andolan’ is the last straw for a businessman who was affected by the chief minister’s (CM’s) failure to fulfil pre-poll promises,” claimed Tarun Chugh, BJP&rsquo.....

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