Bilgrami, Akeel
June 1996
New Republic;6/3/96, Vol. 214 Issue 23, p11
Forecasts the long-term effects of the results of the general election in India in 1996. Profile of the participating political parties in the election; Factors which contributed to the political success attained by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP); Influence of the party on the upper caste members of the Hindu society; Implications of the BJP leadership for the low-class citizens of the country.


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