ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Elections and Political Calculations

IF our non-functioning MPs are so distracted by the forthcoming bunch of state elections that it is difficult to round them up to establish a minimum quorum in parliament, president Giani Zail Singh, no longer a storm-trooper of the ruling clique, is taking time off to explore the possibility of a second term. In the context of elections, with a multitude of frustrated factions crystallising to project parliamentary 'candidates', what's wrong if our non-functioning opposition thinks that a major splitting of vote banks will take place around the president's second term.

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