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Is 'note ban' Modi's 'Mandal' moment, or is he more likely to meet Indira Gandhi's fate?

Modi's strategy has been somewhat similar to that of Indira Gandhi's - a mix of nationalism and anti-rich discourse

Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 

Archis Mohan There are some similarities in what Indira Gandhi did from 1969 onwards, within two years of just about winning the 1967 Lok Sabha elections, and the tasks that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken upon himself to accomplish after completing half of his five-year term on November 26. The Indira government abolished privy purses of princes and unveiled bank nationalisation – two steps that endeared her to the poor. She fought and handsomely won the 1971 Lok Sabha elections on the plank of ‘Garibi Hatao’. In her election campaign, Indira Gandhi famously ...

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Is 'note ban' Modi's 'Mandal' moment, or is he more likely to meet Indira Gandhi's fate?

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