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ON ELECTION-EVE - III-Democracy Limited

Democracy is not majoritarianism, but there is an intriguing commonality between the ruling Congress and the BJP with an alarming adherence to majoritarianism. This alienates not only Muslims and other religious minorities but also adivasis, dalits and the smaller linguistic nationalities from the polity. The 1996 Lok Sabha election is all set to consolidate this trend of majoritarianism passing for democracy.

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