ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Delhi Elections - The 'Local' Matters

The Congress decisively won all seven seats in Delhi in the May 2009 Lok Sabha poll with almost all sections of the population supporting it. Its clean leadership, and its strategy of bringing competing local identities into its fold contributed to its popularity. The Bharatiya Janata Party, paid the price for not having a coherent or effective strategy to match that of the Congress, while the Bahujan Samaj Party came nowhere near staging an upset.

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