Gujarat results show that only market prices don't define rural distress

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From: Buisness-standard By Shreekant Sambrani
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Some quick inferences stray and linger into folklore even after a time lapse sufficient for a deeper and more meaningful analysis. That is lazy thinking.

Rock-solid support of the American ultra right for President Donald Trump was one such until the political storm unleashed by the publication of Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury challenged it. Results of the recent Assembly elections in Gujarat have led to a summary judgement that rural Gujarat is disenchanted of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Wholly objective, and not partisan, considerations suggest that this conclusion, too, ...

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