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

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