Thursday, 9 February, 2023
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Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said he believed Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had the potential to be India’s next Prime Minister, saying the 2024 Lok Sabha elections would be one where the role of regional parties would be “clearly important”, as it wouldn’t be a one-horse race in favour of the BJP. “I think a number of regional parties are clearly important,” he told PTI. It would be a mistake to take the dismissive view that there is no other party that can take the place of BJP, he added.