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End of the Congress: New Turn in Bengal Politics

End of the Congress: New Turn in Bengal Politics

The 1999 parliamentary election may well prove to be a turning point in West Bengal politics. The Congress and the CPI(M), it has been alleged, have come to a tacit understanding. True or not, it is a fact that the Congress is in no way a threat to the CPI(M). Mamata Banerjee is now the real enemy. At the same time, Mamata Banerjee's emergence as the principal opposition force is also an ominous sign.

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