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Congress immobilised

Even viewed from the point of view of electoral gains and losses, the Congress may find itself falling between many stools. It may suddenly discover that it is left with neither the Hindu, nor the Muslim, nor for that matter the Christian support – unless it calls a spade a spade and acts. The upshot of the Congress’ prevarication is that the once powerful Centre has looked on helplessly at a situation which is deteriorating by the day