ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Bihar: Can Lalu Prasad Reclaim Lost Ground?

The rise of backward castes to position of power in Bihar has seen a reliance on community-caste mobilisation by the main political actors, aided particularly by "Mandalisation". Former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad pins his hopes in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on using the same means of mobilisation. But with the change in the political choices in the state over time, will Lalu Prasad be able to recover his party's predominant position in the state?

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