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

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SOUTH-DMK Doldrums

SOUTH DMK Doldrums Mohit Sen PANCHAYAT election results anywhere are, of course, not an accurate indicator of the popularity or otherwise of different political parties. All kinds of local influences, problems and personalities play at least as important a role as the programmes and policies of the contending parties who, in any event, do not contend as political parties. Panchayat elections, as a matter of fact, are an example of the law of aggregates, viz that, events at a unique and discrete level do not always reveal as much as does the aggregation of events. Results of the Assembly and Parliament elections tell us much more about trends in politics, despite the fact that they are not quite so broad-based nor can the electorate exercise that measure of detailed scrutiny.

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