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Politics- Janata Agonistes

March 8, 1980 Politics IN his initial reaction to the Janata party's miserable performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Jagjivan Ram had claimed that the party's poor showing was in part due to its 'communal image", while at the same time clarifying that this was only an 'image', not reality. The 'dual membership' issue, he went on. to say, was a. 'non-issue': and despite the debacle, the Janata would 'continue its defence of demo- .cracy' and would function in Parliament as a "constructive opposition".

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