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Bangladesh-Private Calculations

Farce and Tragedy GIVEN the ingenuity of our constitutional experts, perhaps a way out could have been found, at least in the short run, from the impasse created by the lack of any kind of progress in the Assam talks and the approaching deadline of March 18 when President's Rule in Assam would complete one year, with no provision for its extension. But the Centre, displaying an uncharacteristic constitutional rectitude, has opted for holding elections to the state assembly, leading to the restoration of 'popular' rule in Assam.

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