The Indian National Congress, which was ruling Puducherry, has become an insignificant player after the Assembly elections in the union territory in 2021. The other Dravidian parties, the DMK and the AIADMK, have also considerably lost their influence in recent decades. Meanwhile, the BJP, which is part of the new regime, has grown manifold through the defection of key leaders from Congress, DMK and AIADMK. Will the Congress and the regional parties survive the power play by BJP? Political analyst RK Radhakrishnan discusses with NewsClick.