He may have avoided the Ayodhya tag but Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's aide spelt out the Uttar Pradesh strategy by indicating his party is going back to temple politics. Even BJP President Rajnath Singh appeared to endorse the view - so does Amit Shah's aggressive pitch for the Ram Mandir indicate the way the BJP is looking to swing nationally?
In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Sudhanshu Trivedi, Spokesperson, BJP & Political Advisor to Rajnath Singh; Gaurav Bhatia, National President SP, legal wing; Sudhindra Bhadoria, Member, BSP; Saba Naqvi, Political Editor, Outlook; Subramanian Swamy, President, Janata Party and Sanjay Jha, Spokesperson, Congress -- discuss whether, Modi's hope to push the development angle nationally while playing the temple card in UP?
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The Newshour Debate: Back to temple politics?(Part 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jFThSOQZZ8
The Newshour Debate: Back to temple politics?(Part 2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Cek8WH5i8Y
The Newshour Debate: Back to temple politics?(Part 3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGmPNlmBvJo