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MANIPUR-Coming Apart

is yet to be seen whether the CPI can make use of this to increase its votes in the rural areas. The hike in the salaries of the central government staff and a few other populist measures can be used by the UF as other ploys to woo the voters. But the general lacklustre performance of the UF government can hardly inspire confidence in the electorate. It can of course go to the voters pleading that it was not given a chance, with the Congress always pulling the rug from under its feet which is a valid point. But then the UF will have to train its guns on the Congress in its electoral campaign. Is it prepared to do that?

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