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Socialist Heralds

insurrection in order to force the hands of the Government and society. "But let's give the Government a chance", they said.
Political observers, however, wonder whether a Government with a paper- thin majority and an unimaginative Cabinet can work out a policy to tackle the twin problems of unemployment and growth. The Chief Minister, Daroga Prasad Rai, is a worried man. The continuing threat of his Government being toppled has reduced his confidence in the face of his coalition partners who keep hedging their support with conditions, written and unwritten, CRISIS IN SSP On the opposition benches, the Sam- yukta Socialist Party is still going through an internal crisis. Bhola Prasad Singh, a member of the SSP national executive, has raised the caste policy of the party to the realms of ideology. He would not permit his party even to attempt to bring down a government headed by a backward class man, Daroga Prasad Rai, if this makes way for a "Dwija", Ramanand Tewari, the present leader of the legislature SSP. But behind this facade of ideology is the personal pique that Bhola Prasad Singh has towards Rama- nand Tewari because of the prominent part he played in the move for the abolition of the Upper House of which the former is a member.

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