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

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BIHAR-Waiting for Elections

September 22, 1979 Waiting for Elections A S BIHAR POLITICAL convulsions in Bihar should not be seen merely as a clash of personalities; basically, they are a projection of the sharpening conflict of caste elites. The intention of any leader to become the chief minister represents the aim of his caste elite to command political power. This was evident not only in the recent war over reservation; it was there even in the many splits in parties like the Congress and the Socialist party. Yesterday, the intermediate caste elites might not have been able to stand on their own feet and therefore clung to the,high caste-dominated parties. To- they think they are powerful ough to challenge the domination.

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