Prof.Kancha Ilaiah wrote in 2002 something very interesting about BJP and Modi. Those wise wisdowms become true to the words of Prof. The following are two paras the beginning and the concluding one:
- "NARENDRA MODI'S victory with a two-thirds majority in Gujarat has signalled the emergence of a strong, independent OBC (Other backward Class) leader in the BJP. Earlier, two independent OBC leaders — Laloo Prasad Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav — had emerged from the fold of socialist politics in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. But that was in the context of the Yadavs emerging as landed gentry with some socio-economic capital.