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NARMADA PROJECT-Evading Issues

of the Patel-Modi faction, the party high command decided to adopt a hard line against the dissidents in Gujarat. The leadership now feels that Waghela no more commands support of the MLAs who stayed put with him in Khajuraho. It had to take a soft stand towards him then, for not only would a revolt by him have threatened the Keshubhai Patel government but it could have adversely affected the patry's prospects in the parliamentary elections.

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