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

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Tamil Nadu-Brighter Rises the Sun

THE DMK's performance in Tamil Nadu promises, at the time of going to press, to bi1 perhaps even more startling than that of the Congress(R) at the national level. On the eve of the election there wore not many who gave the DMK much of a chance of being returned to power. Four years of DMK rule had, it was suggested, brought few benefits to the poorer sections of the population who had voted so overwhelmingly for the party in 1967, The DMK Government had failed to keep even its much-publicised promise of providing a measure of rice for a rupee. At the level of the party organisation, not only was the DMK without the charismatic personality of the late Annadurai but there were ill- concealed signs of dissension within the party leadership.

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