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Doubtful Disengagement

Doubtful Disengagement Nireekshak WILL there be a general election before 1972? The Press has speculated upon the possibility ever since the Congress split last year. Comments have varied, quite naturally, depending on the commentator's own individual predilections and on whether or not a particular newspaper had editorially com- mited itself to supporting one or the other of the splinter parties. For the many eager-beavers who advocated an early poll there were an equal number of others who counselled patience. Yet the predominant impression left on the reader probably was that a midterm poll was unavoidable.

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