Many surveys are predicting a close fight between NDA and UPA in the parliament. If this turns to reality, number game will play crucial role and this is exactly when regional parties will turn out to be kingmakers. Chandrababu Naidu, who is eagerly awaiting his chance to come up against Narendra Modi, needs to have at least 20 MPs by his side to stay relevant in national politics.
If TDP wins 20 seats, the party will have a Avery crucial role to play. If they fail to do so, the likes of Mamatha Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav and Aravind Kejriwal will look for other worthy alternatives. The target is very clear for Chandrababu now. He has the expertise to handle the situation and all he needs now is considerable strength in the parliament.