The manifesto of BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections, when viewed in contrast with the Congress' gives one the opportunity to appreciate the extreme state of polarization in the current Indian polity.
The prolonged silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on election results was very telling. The results were clearly unexpected and possibly led to prolonged internal discussions on the future course of action.
Contrary to reports by various media outlets, OpIndia.com discovered that Ram Mandir was still very much an issue for the residents of Ayodhya. Although it was quite clear that they do want other amenities but for them, it is not an either/or issue.