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More Political Trouble

More Political Trouble Romesh Thapar THE involvement in State power of the Congress conventionlsts, led by Indira Gandhi, as a result of the elections in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, creates the basis of a growing authoritarian challenge. While most serious observers will agree that this challenge cannot build into a national alternative (unless, of course, the Janata party continues to play the fool politically), there is little doubt that more political trouble is in the offing and will complicate further this country's economic thrust. Already in the North various groups of disgruntled political elements are clutching at Indira's nd', deliberately blind to its conse- nces.

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