Who is going to finish second in the parliamentary election in Varanasi? This question may be of only academic interest, as the victory of Narendra Modi from the constituency is more or less certain. However, for political watchers and those familiar with the electoral calculations of Varanasi, the question is nevertheless a subject of fascination.
Indira Gandhi-lookalike Priyanka stepped out to campaign and immediately took the headlines. How did this happen and why could it not happen with Rahul Gandhi? Would her taking charge of the campaign from the beginning have made a difference to the fortunes of the Congress?