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From 50 Years Ago (30 September 2006)

communal outbursts in some parts of the electoral adjustments between the PSP and the FROM 50 YEARS AGO country... In his address at the Ramlila Grounds CPI in some States. He isconscious such an

communal outbursts in some parts of the electoral adjustments between the PSP and the

FROM 50 YEARS AGO

country... In his address at the Ramlila Grounds CPI in some States. He isconscious such an

  • Bombay’s Chaupatty or Calcutta’s Maidan electoral combination can be a formidable
  • he warned the people of the threats by threat to the Congress in some States. So he communalists and communists. He did not warns the PSP of the futility of basing itspolicy say openly, but he implied that a vote for them on a negation. Jayaprakash will reply that he is is to invite chaos. in favour of an electoral arrangement with the
  • Vol VIII, No 39, September 29, 1956

    Many others will endorse his views. But only Communists as he has lost faith in the proa few will support his opinion on electoral posed socialistic aims of the Congress. ThisThe Campaign Starts alliances or adjustments without mental reser-does not mean that the PSP has an ideological vations. He does not see any logic in any affinity with the CPI. But how can the PSP

    Pandit Nehru may be “something more than united front. He welcomes a strong Opposi-hope to gain power or form a strong Oppoa Prime Minister”. But even he has to talk tion. But he is critical of the PSP’s flirtations sition without any electoral arrangement with politics on occasions...On the eve of with parties of the Left. He is ingenuous in the CPI? In a democracy, such electoral his departure for Saudi Arabia, he started his stating that the Congress is not opposed to enter adjustments are inevitable in the efforts of election campaign for the Congress. He knows into some electoral arrangements with the political parties to gain power. There is nothing what to say when. Recently, there have been PSP. But he is aware of the possibility of negative in such a policy.

    Economic and Political Weekly September 30, 2006

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