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

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Karnataka: Businessmen as Party Leaders

During the licence-permit raj, wealth creation being stigmatised in the public eye, the politician-businessman nexus operated behind the scene. But now successful businessmen owning huge enterprises, like Vijay Mallya and Vijay Sankeshwar, are making inroads into politics and even floating new political arrangements and parties. How will this affect the fortunes of established parties in the state?

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