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Assam : Mixed Verdict

While the Lok Sabha results were largely a victory for the Congress, the elections also marked the revival of the Asom Gana Parishad. The results in a way reflect the resurgence of regionalism to a certain extent in the state. Electoral competition has led to the mobilisation of the formerly passive socio-economic groups and brought them into the political arena. The realignment in the relationships between various social groups has made contemporary Assam a virtual laboratory of the politics of ethnicities.

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