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

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Elections 1999 - Uttar Pradesh :BSP's New Electoral Strategy Pays Off

The issues over which political parties fought elections in this state throughout the politically volatile decade of the 1990s - mandir and and Mandal - are increasingly becoming irrelevant. In this fluid situation the BSP has emerged a winner in the present elections, retaining and consolidating its dalit vote base even as it evolved a carefully planned electoral strategy which effectively expanded its caste base.

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