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

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MAHARASHTRA-Revolt of the Urban Middle Class

November 30, 1974 MAHARASHTRA Revolt of the Urban Middle Class THE results of the elections to 19-3 of the 218 municipalities in Maharashtra, held on Novemer 18, have come as a rude shock to the Congress. These were the first municipal elections to be held under the new election law which provides for the direct election of presidents of municipal councils. The resounding defeat of the Congress will partially lift the pall cast by the seeming impregnability of the ruling party over the opposition parties as well as other forces working for economic and political change.

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