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

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Princes in Indian Politics

The princes have assumed new and increasingly active roles within the political system. Strikingly it is the operation of that system to which the bulk of the responsibility must go for the increase in princely political activity. If the former rulers had been left alone'' after giving up their thrones, only a few would have sought political office, but most would probably have faded from public view.

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