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

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Can the Congress Win Over UP's Dalits?

The immediate mission of the Congress and its general secretary, Rahul Gandhi, in Uttar Pradesh is to regain the party's original support base that remained intact even as late as 1989 - of the brahmins, Muslims and dalits. With the inability to wean away Jatav voters among dalits from the Bahujan Samaj Party, the Congress is trying its "best" to win support from other dalit communities, predominantly the Pasis.

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