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Punjab Power Play

Punjab Power Play

By Baaz
A monthly podcast dissecting and debating Punjab's politics with an eye towards state assembly elections in early 2022. A podcast by Baaz and hosted by Jas Oberoi and Amaan Bali.
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Ep. 4 - Justice Denied
Amaan and Jas start by discussing the 1984 Sikh Genocide and whether the political parties of Punjab today are fighting for justice or not. They then move to the ongoing chaos within Congress as the dust settles from Captain's resignation and Channi's control over the party. We end by talking about the Farmers' Protest as we near the one-year anniversary of Delhi Chalo.  Introduction - 0:00 Part 1 - The 1984 Sikh Genocide - 1:35 Part 2 - Congress Chaos - 18:27 Part 3 - Farmers’ Protest - 31:16 Support us by becoming a paid subscriber! 
November 10, 2021
Ep. 3 - Captain Crunch
It has been a busy two weeks in Punjabi politics, from Captain launching a new party to the expansion of BSF's geographical scope to the CBSE Punjabi language decision to the Singhu beadbi incident. Jas Oberoi and Amaan Bali break it all down for episode three of the Punjab Power Play. Introduction - 0:00 Part 1 - Captain vs Everyone - 3:01 Part 2 - Language and Beadbi - 26:00 Support us by subscribing! 
October 27, 2021
Ep. 2 - Panth Before Politics
Parmjeet Singh, Editor of Sikh Siyasat News, joins as a guest for episode two where he speaks to Jas Oberoi and Amaan Bali about the panthic vote, the state of Punjab’s political parties, and what will matter to Sikhs in the upcoming assembly elections - the Farmers’ Protest and beyond. Introduction - 0:00 Part 1 - The Panthic Vote - 2:06 Part 2 - Punjab Centric Parties - 34:23 Support us by becoming a paid subscriber! 
October 13, 2021
Ep. 1 - Welcome to Chandigarh
We first explore the historical legacies that continue to shape politics in Punjab and then dissect and analyze where we are now in the present day leading up to the early 2022 Punjab state elections.  Introduction - 0:00 Part 1 - History of Punjab Politics - 4:00 Part 2 - Present Day Analysis - 34:30 Co-Hosted by Jas Oberoi and Amaan Bali Support us by subscribing!
September 29, 2021