Bric a Brac

Bric a Brac : Food for thought

the rise of shrikant sharma

SHRIKANT Sharma is today the national secretary and media convener of the Bharatiya Janta Party. He has seen a meteoric rise in the party ever since Amit Shah became President. A friend of Finance Minister Arun Jaitely, Sharma is an old ABVP hand and was brought as Media Convener of the BJP’s Media Cell by the then party President Nitin Gadkari. He has never looked back since. Sharma was expecting to fight the 2014 Lok Sabha Election from Mathura and had lobbied hard for the same. But, somehow, Hema Malini got the ticket. After lot of hard work, he has finally got the ticket for Mathura assembly. How, one may ask. Clearly, politics has taught Sharma some tricks of the trade. The day Amit Shah joined as party president, Sharma got hold of him and created a space for himself in the inner ring of the party. It was not an easy job. Sharma found out that Amit Shah likes homemade food. Homemade food was a distant dream for Shah as he lives alone in Delhi, so Sharma came to his rescue. He made it a point that whenever Shah was in Delhi, he used to bring home cooked food prepared in desi ghee every time. The old cliché says a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Shrikant did the same and finally got the ticket from Mathura.

VOL. 10 | ISSUE 11| FEB 2017

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

To Top
Latest Articles
close slider

Lastest Articles

 
From the Editor : Anil Tyagi
 
Eyes Wide Shut : A unique initiative
 
Police Reforms : Crime and Politics
 
Police Reforms : Fear remains the key
 
Police Reforms : Sensitising the police
 
Governance : Railways – Sarkar or Vyapar ?
 
Governance : AFSPA – A law that needs to go
 
Governance : A case of an FIR and an award
 
Governance : Development Agenda for New India 2022
 
Governance : Time to cash in
 
Governance : Too much noise
 
Corruption : FROM RAJ TO RAFALE – 1 : Clive of Corruption
 
Bric a brac : Amit Shah takes centrestage
 
Bric a brac : Arrogant ministers and the media
 
Bric a brac : AICC faces space constraint
 
Bric a brac : Now, Made in Gujarat
 
By the way : Rockstar Amitabh
 
By the way : J&K Police needs a DG
 
By the way : Roaring Khandelwal
 
By the way : Super Chief Minister!