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A. Anti-congressism - II. Parties with different ideological position coming together to oppose Congress and its policies.
The parties realised that they are unable to come in power due to the division of votes. So, the parties with similar ideologies decided to group together to oppose Congress. They wanted to win against the Indira Gandhi's Congress party. It was led by the Socialist leader Ram Manohar Lal. This was called the Anti-Congressism or Non-Congressism.
B. Slogan - III. A catchy phrase that attracts public attention.
For Example, Lal Bahadur Shastri had given the famous slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ to resolve the issue of farmers in India.
Indira Gandhi had given the slogan ‘Garibi Hatao’ to remove poverty from the country.
C. Defection - IV. An elected representative leaving the party whose ticket she/he has been elected.
This was an important characteristic after the election of 1967. It was extremely important in the making and unmaking of the government. The constant shifting of political parties gave rise to the slogan ‘Aaya Ram Gaya Ram ‘
D. Syndicate - I. A group of powerful and influential within the Congress
It was led by K.Kamrah, the former Cheif Minister of Tamil Nadu and the then President of Congress. Other members included Sanjeeva Reddy, Athulya Ghosh, S.K leaders Patil and many others. It played an important role in making Indira Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri as Prime Ministers. When Congress splitted, it formed two parts - Congress (O) led by Syndicate and Congress (R) led by Indira Gandhi.
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