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

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Politics- All Options Open

politically about the most insignificant component now of the 'original' Janata, should continue to harp on its programme to provide "a viable and credible alternative to the Congress(I)'' The party, even without the the recent by-election results to rub the message in, is virtually extinct in much of the country; and yet the numerous and mutually cantankerous party leadership apparently takes itself so seriously as to assign to itself the leading role in a process of re-integrating the various parties and groups that had come together in 1977, under certain specific and extraordinary circumstances, so that "the spirit of 1977 can be rekindled and an effective and credible national alternative provided".

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