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

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POLITICS-Mock Battle

Survival Tactics IF chief minister S Bangarappa has been granted a reprieve, it is certainly not because of any particular political or executive skills on his part. In fact, his manner and actions seem to have been calculated to sharpen the opposition to him providing it with the right kind of ammunition. To begin with he was not a popular choice after the peremptory removal of Veerendra Patil. If the change could be carried through it was only because of Rajiv Gandhi, whose style of functioning brooked no opposition.

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