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Caste and Candidate Selection-Lok Sabha Poll in Bihar

far muted, may escalate on such issues as party policies and composition of the new ministry. If the past is any pointer, one may recall the 1952 split when Matrika Prasad Koirala headed a Congress government and his dynamic half-brother, 8 P Koirala, led the party.4 The undercurrents of personal and group rivalries may again erupt in case a new equation fails to evolve among members of the triumvirate.

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