In an exclusive interview to Firstpost columnist Ajay Singh, veteran journalist and socialist thinker Prakash Shah draws an analogy between today's Gujarat politics and the political situation in the country in 1974. He calls this the 'Bobby moment' of politics in Gujarat. He relates a conversation with Jay Prakash Narayan to explain what he means. "JP asked me to describe the political scenario as I saw it. I told him it is the 'Bobby moment' of Indian politics. That was the time when new actors had emerged with a radically different theme. I told him that something similar was happening in politics and that a crop of new leaders was emerging to replace the older ones. Even JP could not remain untouched by the Bobby moment," he concludes.
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Updated Date: Dec 13, 2017 15:20 PM