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Elections and electorate in India since 1977

D. K. Mukherjee

Elections and electorate in India since 1977

a select bibliography

by D. K. Mukherjee

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Published by Segment Book Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- India -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementD.K. Mukherjee ; foreword by Iqbal Narain.
      LC ClassificationsZ7164.R4 M86 1988, JQ292 M86 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 455 p. ;
      Number of Pages455
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2166028M
      LC Control Number88903216

        In a throwback to elections prior to , the Congress-NC alliance blatantly rigged the elections in Opposition Muslim United Front activists were imprisoned and tortured. other elections, we consider this a "Weak II" district. Two additional qualifications are in order. The test for consistency of weakness for conservative and socialist parties is three elections, since major parties from these groupings contested as part of the Janata coalition in For independents, the Congress, Communist, and regional.

        The global investor, author and New York Times columnist has made 27 election trips to India since during which, he says, he must have "driven a distance nearly equal to . Elections in Andhra Pradesh state, India are conducted in accordance with the Constitution of Assembly of Andhra Pradesh creates laws regarding the conduct of local body elections unilaterally while any changes by the state legislature to the conduct of state level elections need to be approved by the Parliament of addition, the state legislature may be dismissed by the.

      General elections from to After the loss of East–Pakistan, democracy returned to the country. In , the general elections were held but due to election violence instigated by the right-wing PNA, the martial law took advance against the left oriented PPP.. In , the general elections were held again which marked the PPP coming in power but dismissed in two years following the.   Despite having participated in the , and elections, and as part of the MUF conglomerate in the elections, the Jamaat had been unable to make a .

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