PUBLISHED ON: October 21, 2013 | Duration: 18 min, 57 sec
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi slammed Archaeological Survey of India or ASI's drive to find gold in Unnao but today, he did a U-turn and praised the godman Shobhan Sarkar, who had dreamt of the buried gold. Is it because of Sarkar's followers making up a crucial votebank? Or do politicians naturally find godmen irresistible? The BJP and sociologist Shiv Vishwanathan weigh in.