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How Prashant Kishor And Priyanka Gandhi Could Change UP Politics Forever

Whoever has closely followed Kishor's way of functioning knows that he has an incredible ability to create a wave – a “hawa” to use Hindi parlance. Already, the “leaks” about Priyanka being the Congress’s chief ministerial candidate in UP are dominating column inches. Kishor’s deft moves have brought the Congress back into the limelight where it was earlier not even being considered a bit player. But what next? Is this just “hawa” or will the winds of change really blow for the Congress?