India at the Polls: Parliamentary Elections in the Federal Phase

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Orient Blackswan, 2003 - Cabinet system - 302 pages
The Book Takes A Close Look At The Last Three Lok Sabha Elections Those Of 1996, 1998 And 1999. It Is A Study Of Why Elections Have Become More Frequent Since 1989. The Reason Given Is The Transformation Of The Party System From One Of Congress Dominance To A Multi-Party Configuration Reflecting The Instability Of Minority And/Or Coalition Governments And Hung Parliaments.
 

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Contents

Electoral and Party Politics in India
1
Gearing up to the 1996 Polls and their Conduct
25
Candidate Selection in 1996
41
Election Manifestos in 1996
61
Electoral Campaigns in 1996
95
The MidTerm Polls 1998
122
1998
166
Continuity with Stability?
190
Party System and Electoral Reforms
245
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