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

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NEW DELHI-Elite s Battle for Status Quo

NEW DELHI Elite's Battle for Status Quo Conflicts of social interests bottled up over the forty years of one- party dominance are bursting into the open. The prime minister's announcement of reservation of government jobs for the backward classes has been dubbed as a calculated move inspired by electoral arithmetic, but in the final analysis entrenched vested interests in society will have to yield ground to forces some of which have already grown powerful within the system and others that are struggling to assert their rightful claims within the economy and polity.

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