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Nationalism and US Corporations in Latin America

lition government in Kerala will have to face will be in relation to the powers and functions of the Chief Minister. No coalition government has so far been free of problems created by discord and lack of harmony between the Chief Minister and his colleagues. The problems have been more acute when a representative of a minority party has headed the government. The classic example was the refusal of the representative of CP(M) to accept the leadership of Ajoy Mukherji, the Bangla Congress Chief Minister in the last West Bengal Government, in many matters, In Kerala, Congress(R) members may well feel disinclined to act in accordance with the CPI Chief Minister's directives because they know that CPI's strength in the Assembly is half theirs. During his last tenure of office, Achutha Menon tried his best to avoid any conflict by not displeasing the bosses of other parties. He even went to the extent of compelling one of the ISP Ministers to resign because of pressures from the bosses of that party although he himself had nothing against the record of that Minister. Later, however, Menon refused to yield to ISP leaders when they continued to make one demand after another.

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