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Dissidents as Partners

Dissidents as Partners Ekalavya BHARATIYA KRANTI DAL which emerged from last week's conclave of ex-Congressmen in Indore is, as a political organisation, an advance over the Jana Congress formed in Delhi in December last. Jana Congress had to allow the different State parties of dissident Congressmen to retain their names and separate identities and, of course, decide on their candidates and election strategy. At Indore the party gave itself a new name, a flag and at least a preamble to a programme. It elected a chairman but postponed the election of an executive committee, leaving an 11-member steering committee chosen by the chairman in charge till next September or so by when, it is hoped, the party would be organised enough to hold elections at the State and Central levels.

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