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

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through the new party. Tikait's demand for agricultural incentives which stimulates fantasies of a modern rich lifestyle among ii;e farmers and Ajit Singh's evocation of the memories of his father Charan Singh - whose fame as a Jat leader still holds sway among farmers of his clan are expected to capture the farmers' vote-bank. The BKKP has also tagged itself to the United Front bandwagon in UP, thus hoping to get some support from the OBCs (represented mainly by Mulayam Singh Yadav's SP) among the farming community, primarily the small farmers.

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