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

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Congress (I) vs Telugu Desam Party-At Last a Lawful Means for Overthrowing a Lawfully Constituted Government

One of the secretaries of the Andhra Pradesh Congress(I) has in a strange law-suit petitioned the High Court to issue a writ of quo warranto questioning the Telugu Desam chief minister's right to continue in office and a writ of mandamus to the central government directing it to impose president's rule in the state. On the surface the petition reflects the frustration of the Congress leaders in the state At a deeper level it reveals much more about the politics and the fractional struggles of the ruling classes.

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