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defeat the AISA. As a result, both the official BJP and Congress candidates could poll 127 and 350 votes respectively while the current of 'backwardism' represented significantly by the Mulayam-BSP forces managed only about 264 votes. Yet a significant aspect of the AUSU elections which play an important role in UP politics remained the victory of candidates belonging to the backward communities on other posts in a predominantly upper caste university. This, however, also came about less because of any over-riding pro- Mandal wave and mainly as a result of the radicalisation effected by the AISA at the top. The political barometer of the state is still recording positive reactions to this rather stunning chain of events which demonstrated that the earlier protest against Ashok Singhal was no fluke.

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