Communal polarisation no longer the main poll theme in Kairana
Caste, candidate and other issues to be the decisive factor
In 2014 and even in 2017, the Hindu-Muslim divide after the Muzaffarnagar riot made this region of western UP vote as per community. That seems to be a thing of the past now, as communities seem intent on moving on. The denial of a BJP ticket to Mriganka Singh, daughter of late Gujjar leader Hukum Singh, has also made sections of Gujjars break with the BJP.