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

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The Naked Fact of Power

The Naked Fact of Power Romesh Thapar THE tantrums and alarums over the political crisis in strategically vital Uttar Pradesh, the tortuous arguments of Governor Gopala Reddy to justify the devaluation of the State legislature, the easy polarisation taking place in the ranks of lawyers and constitutionalists on the use of presidential power, and the attempts by the Prime Minister to reassure an elite turning hostile that the democratic system is not being buried, has helped to uncover the naked fact of power which lies at the base of the political developments we are witnessing.

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