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

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Caught in a Rut

them, an influential Lok Sabha member from Bihar, has specifically accussed Mishm of clandestinely attempting "to convert the Congress(I) into Congress (Jagannath).'' it is irrelevant whether Jagannath Mishra will actually succeed in doing what his detractors within his party are accusing him of trying to do. It is even possible that this defiance will be crushed and he will be soon replaced. What is more to the point is that increasingly even leaders like Jagannath Mishra (and Antulay in Maharashtra) are able to get away with such defiance and the Central leadership is getting less and less capable of curbing them

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