Venkaiah Naidu’s foray into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a ‘poster boy’, quite literally, as he was employed by the party by pasting their posters on walls, which included those of senior leaders such as former PM AtalBihari Vajpayee and former chief whip LK Advani. (Express Archives)

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