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Changinga Balance in Rajasthan Politics-Voting Pattern in 1967

Voting Pattern in 1967 Amit K Gupta Navneeth Though it failed to win an absolute majority in the State Assembly, Congress did much better in Rajas than in the Fourth General Elections than pollsters had predicted. Pessimism on the eve of the elections about the party*s chances had stemmed mainly from the breaking away of the influential Jat leader, Kumbh Ram Arya, and the fear of alienation of a substantial section of Jat voters as a result. If these dismal prognostications were not fulfilled it was mainly because the right-wing alliance of Swatantra party, Jan Sangh and dissident Congressmen did not have time to consolidate itself.

Congress Debacle in Bihar-Voting Pattern in 1967

Voting Pattern in 1967 Navneeth This study of voting pattern in the 1967 elections to the Bihar Assembly shows that the Congress debacle, considerable as it was, would have been worse had the united front of non-Congress parties come into being before the elections instead of afterwards.

Voting Pattern in Fourth General Election

The 1967 General Election found both the Congress and the Communists, the two leading political forces in Andhra, divided among themselves. The Swatantra party by contrast was plagued neither by the group rivalaries of the Congress nor 'the ideological tensions of the Communists.

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