ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Setback to BJP Christophe Jaffrelot The defeat of the BJP in the 1993 assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh was mainly due to the pro-rich policies of the Patwa government. These policies made the party particularly unpopular among the tribals, the peasants and the OBCs. Wooing these sections of the population now prominently figures in the agenda of all the parties in the state.

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