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

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UTTAR PRADESH-Limits of OBC-Dalit Politics

Mulayam Singh must have known that his systematic attempts to undermine the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), his partner in the coalition government, would sooner or later drive the BSP to desperate measures. What he had not taken into account was the stand taken by the Congress. The anti-Mulayam Singh lobby in the Congress, led by Ajit Singh, prevailed and Narasimha Rao too decided that a strengthened Mulayam Singh was no longer an asset to him.

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