1. Draconian SC/ST act hurt core constituency
2. Traders were angry with GST (NOT with Demonization)
3. Middle class was fed up
4. Pro Hindu voices disenchanted
5. Raga setting narrative
Only bright side was socialist schemes for Modi.
Balakot airstrikes created equivalent (not equal) charge in pro Hindu voters as Ram Mandir
Started interviews with English channels when southern states were poll bound. Moved to ABP (Majha and Ananda), then to Ask Tak, India TV and Z news for Hindi belt
Housing Yojna, to Ujjwala Yojna, toilet Yojna and many others created a new constituency of voters. This in addition to the fact that Modi was able to bring back all 4 sets of disgruntled voters to his fold. So the new ones acted as a top up
The base case scenario is 250 and might as well breach 300 seats.
Still they panic