ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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From 50 Years Ago: India Goes to The Polls.

Editorial from Volume XIV, No 7, February 17, 1962.

How does the Indian voter behave? The answer to this question will be found in a week or ten days’ time. But what makes him be-have the way he does is a question which still awaits an answer and remains the subject of speculation that it has been…

Whether the parliamentary system has really been assimilated by the Indian people may still be an open question. The big changes that have been effected in recent years may all be said to have been brought about by the methods of agitational politics rather than through Parliament. The Government’s re-sponse to the people for modification or change in policies has not been the result of a series of by-elections.

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