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Letter to BS: Is it not federalism if a single party wins across India?

When most of the states vote for a single party, be it the Congress or the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), that would tantamount to federalism also

Letter to BS: Is it not federalism if a single party wins across India?

This refers to "The Next Election" (May 13) by Nitin Desai. While I totally agree with his opinion on the quality and civility of the campaign in this election, I apportion the blame to all and sundry. There is no holy cow in this and there is plague in every house. But what I disagree with is the theory the article has tried to build up around a single party majority and the federal structure. In the bargain, the article almost accuses any political party of winning a majority. The article prays that no single party should get majority and the government at the Centre should be a ...