New alignments in South Indian politics: the 2001 assembly elections in Tamil Nadu

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Abstract

This article argues that important changes have taken place in the relationship between state and national politics in Tamil Nadu. The article provides an account of key developments in the party alignments in the state; assess how these changes shaped the outcome of the 2001 election; and considers the longer-term implications of the results.
Translated title of the contributionNew Alignments in South Indian Politics: the 2001 Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)732 - 753
JournalAsian Survey
Volume42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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Terms of use: Published as New alignments in South Indian politics: the 2001 assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, A. K. J. Wyatt. Asian Survey, Vol. 42, No. 5 (September/October 2002) (pp. 733-753) © 2002 the Regents of the University of California. Authorization to copy this content beyond fair use (as specified in Sections 107 and 108 of the U. S. Copyright Law) for internal or personal use, or the internal or personal use of specific clients, is granted by the Regents of the University of California for libraries and other users, provided that they are registered with and pay the specified fee via Rightslink® on [JSTOR (http://www.jstor.org/r/ucal)] or directly with the Copyright Clearance Center, http://www.copyright.com.

Keywords

  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
  • politics
  • party system
  • caste

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