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

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Punjab : Akalis' Secular Turn

The Akali Dal tradition has been that whenever it is out of power, all factions join hands and speak a belligerent language; and when it is in power there is a power struggle in the party. The present feud between Parkash Singh Badal and Gurcharan Singh Tohra can be seen both as a continuation of this Akali tradition and something different in the present context of Punjab and Indian politics.

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