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Politics-Shifting Alliances

were rigged; in Katwa, such rigging perhaps affected around 25,000 to 30,000 votes. In the case of both Barrackpore and Katwa, the results would have been altogether otherwise if the re-poll ordered by the Election Commissioner had not been confined to a petty number of booths but covered a much larger geographical area as demanded by the non-Congress candidates.

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