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The Key Issue

The Key Issue Mohan Ram IN theory, the Congress should have derived some psychological advantage from the timing of the Prime Minister's announcement of elections on January 18 and the surprise element in the announcement. In reality, however, it was the Opposition that gained a psychological edge. This should stand out as the most important difference in the strategic environment at the 1971 elections and now.

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