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India at the Polls, 1980: A Study of the Parliamentary Elections

By: Myron Weiner

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002330

ISBN: 8121501245

Condition: New


India at the Polls, 1980: A study of the Parliamentary Elections, by Myron Weiner, analyses Indira Gandhi's return to power only three years after the voters' overwhelming rejection of her emergency regime. The victor in 1977 had been the Janata party, an all-embracing opposition coalition that had come into being to resist the government's authoritarian measures. Once in office, Janata began to fall apart; power struggles sapped its strength, and it suffered a fatal split. Mrs. Gandhi, meanwhile, made her way back to Parliament and rebuilt her base in the Congress party against the day the go... View more info