The election in Maharashtra this time is special because hordes of people are coming out to listen to Raj Thakerey even though neither him nor any of the other members of his party are contesting the elections. Raj Thakerey regularly attacks the Prime Minister in all his speeches. Why is Raj Thakerey doing this? Who is going to gain or lose from this? What are his political intentions behind this? Senior journalist, Nikhil Wagle, weighs in on these issues.