ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Meek Lay Claim to Their Inheritance-Portents of the 1996 Election Results from Madhya Pradesh

Portents of the 1996 Election Results from Madhya Pradesh Rahul The contradictions that arise in a poor country like India with its vast diversity due to uneven dependent capitalist development are difficult to reconcile within a bourgeois parliamentary set-up and this led to two parallel developments from the late 1960s onwards. On the one hand, more and more people have chosen extra-parliamentary violent and non-violent channels of political activity and on the other there has been a trend towards coalition politics within the parliamentary system itself With time these features have become more and more prominent with both extra- parliamentary political activity and coalition politics on the rise.

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