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

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Basic Issues Back to the Fore

BJP's Defeat in Assembly Elections

The BJP's defeat in the four state assembly elections signified the voters' lack of enthusiasm towards emotive issues of temple and mosque. Instead, it was a decisive pointer of their anxiety on basic issues of development, poverty and unemployment. The elections thus showed that a democracy cannot be run by communalising the polity.

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