ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Andhra Pradesh : Fall of the CEO in Arena of Democracy

Chandrababu Naidu, the man considered to be the darling of the media, corporate world and global funding agencies was, however, regarded by many in his state as following economic policies dictated by international financial organisations, which benefited the neo-rich while failing to improve the lot of the poor. Besides, the formidable alliance lined up by the Congress and its ability to exploit the dissatisfaction with the government also helped it to win by huge margins. Now that the TDP is gone, the question in the minds of many is whether the policies pursued by the government would undergo any substantial change under the Congress, which has declared that it is committed to economic reforms.

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