ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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COLOMBO-Revolution Replaces Rhetoric

 rise to power must have whetted the aspirations of the region, followed by inevitable disillusionment. It was this political atmosphere which the disgruntled rulers were able to exploit. However, old dynastic rivalries between the former States that comprise the region stand m the way of complete consolidation of an integrated regional personality, under Rewa's leadership. Thus while Congress( R) vote has sharply declined as compared to 1967 in four constituencies of the region, in the scheduled caste constituency of Tikamgarh it has risen. As scheduled castes have shown no special preference for Congress(R) in the rest of the State, the Congress(R) victory in this constituency might not be entirely due to the preference for it by the scheduled castes. Local factors

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