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Economic Issues in Elections: Recent Trends

Unlike elections in the western democracies, with few exceptions, economic issues have never quite been a serious election issue or the focus of media and public attention during campaign time in India. In this context, the decision of the BJP to contest the forthcoming general election by piggybacking on the reform-driven economic boom assumes considerable significance.

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