This is probably one statement from Aishwarya Rai Bachchan that can draw political statements and counter-statements when she openly praised the developments in the state of Gujarat. The statement holds a lot of importance as this has come from a celebrity like Ash herself. The second reason is that Amitabh Bachchan, her father-in-law is the face of Gujarat tourism.
The first phase of the 2012 Gujarat assembly polls are just round the corner. Attacks and blame games have long started amongst the political parties. To add to that the statement from Aishwarya seems pretty important. Should we say, in a way, Aishwarya is advocating BJP in Gujarat?
There is currently a lot of hectic canvassing going on and the statement of the Bollywood actress means a lot to the party. Let’s see what difference it makes or doesn't when the election results are out.