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Andhra Elections What Happened and What Did Not Happen

The voting statistics do not show that it was the cheap rice scheme and prohibition that were primarily responsible for the Telugu Desam Party's phenomenal victory. What is striking is not the increase in TDP votes, but the fall in Congress votes by as much an 12 to 14 percentage points.

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