Does This Party Really Want To Turn Back India's Clock?

Behind the BJP's rhetoric, there may be room for reform

The 1,500 businessmen attending a conference in Madras in early January were baffled. Leaders of India's three major political parties were presenting their economic platforms for the upcoming national elections. The United Front and Congress Party representatives clearly pledged further liberalization of India's economy if voted into power at the conclusion of elections on March 6.

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