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

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Pakistan- Elections, Zia Style

September 15, 1979 villages of Bhatinda, Sangrur and Fa- ridkot districts. A democratic youth organisation, Naujawan Bharat Sabha (NBS), named after the Sabha founded by Shahid Bhagat Singh in the late 1920s, has become a selective target of police repression. The activities of the NBS, which is encroaching upon the social base of the ruling Akali party, pose a serious challenge to the political authority of the rural rich who shift loyalties as occasion demands to either of the ruling parties

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