Is Modi's Mission South Possible?

2024 • 44min • News • Politics


Published On: May 31, 2024 – In this episode of FINAL COUNTDOWN, News9 Plus Editor Sandeep Unnithan and Brijesh Pandey delve into BJP's strategic efforts to secure a stronger foothold in South India. With PM Modi spearheading 35 election events across five southern states, including Karnataka, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu, the BJP is aiming to reach the magic figure of 370. Southern India, home to 20% of the country's population and 30% of its economy, is a vital region for any major political party. The region is known for its diversity, progressive politics, and significant contributions to India's manufacturing and high-tech sectors. Join us as we discuss BJP's prospects in this crucial battleground with senior journalist Ajit K Jha. Can the BJP overcome the challenges posed by regional powerhouses like DMK and YSRCP? Will their efforts resonate with the ethnically diverse and multilingual electorate? Find out in this insightful analysis.