ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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OBITUARY-K T Merchant

Janata Dal Power Struggle With the Supreme Court upholding the validity of the anti-defection law, Ajit Singh, who had for reasons of immediate political purpose a more than casual interest in seeing it pronounced null and void, has been provoked into more desperate measures in a bid to invite expulsion from the Janata Dal. Endeavours in the past that merely flouted party discipline having failed to achieve the desired outcome, the Jat leader is left with no option but to force a showdown in the hope of somehow garnering enough support to split the party.

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