Please do vote. I usually vote to a National Party* when I am voting for Lok Sabha. Regional parties and independents are usually spoilers or vote splitters. So think logically and vote.
* Only BJP and Congress are national parties according to me.
Update April/24: I voted but very disappointed.
Thej, I do not agree with you on the comment you made for “independents”. Unfortunately/fortunately only Congress and BJP are national parties, but it is not mandatory that they have put in the right candidates at all places. So, if one finds the independent to be a more charismatic person, there is no harm in voting for them and giving them an opportunity. Probably one day, we will have an educated, dedicated and committed “independents” forming a National Party….
I agree. These independents and regional parties later on try to get mileage from the seats… They suck !
I guess that is what is happening in Bangalore south. Capt. Gopinath is trying to split the vote.
Let me explain. As I tweeted earlier Bangalore South is BJP strong hold. It is assumed or belived that educated & middle/upper class vote to BJP. So for cong to win they need to split the vote. That is where Capt comes into picture.
I agree with Thej
hi thejesh, i wud strongly agree with u on ‘national parties’. the sad news is that the 3rd front is most probably going to create a hung parliament. going by whats happening around us, we might as well see a new 9and short term) prime minister, just like 1996. i can only say, unfortunately!
having said this, i believe that deserving independent candidates should be given an exception. we should trust them to do the right thing at the lok sabha. they’ll know, just like us, that they can be productive only by going with one of the national parties.