ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Regional Imbalance and Tribal Areas in Maharashtra

freedom fighters with such zeal that the BJP appeared more nationalistic than the secular' BSP, Post September 21, the BSP is girding up its loins to slay in the limelight as the official opposition. Picking on the pro- backward caste, anti-dalit stance of Kalyan Singh. Mayavati is leaving no opportunity to attack him, more so in cases of unabated Dalit atrocities and Kalyan Singh's transfers of officials in a sweeping anti-corruption drive. Mayavati is quick to react, Kalyan Singh stays quiet. Rhetoric notwithstanding, a deal between BSP and the BJP is in operation wherein Kalyan Singh will remain quiet on the 'transfer scam' of Mayavati's time in which crores of rupees were allegedly garnered. Not only were big officials taxed but fixed rates for the chairmanship of the electricity board were negotiated, reportedly from the chief minister's office.

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