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ASSAM-Need for Democratic Unity

ASSAM Need for Democratic Unity Hiren Gogoi THE results of the last Lok Sabha elections in Assam show that the people of the state did not react very strongly against the Emergency. The repressive measures of the Emergency did nut immediately affect the common people, at least in Assam, and the slogans about restoration of democracy, therefore, could not stir them. Not that the Emergency was less repressive in Assam than in other states; but the repression was rather more intensive than extensive.

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