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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Congress is safe, for now

MIM President Asaduddin Owaisi
While the MIM’s withdrawal of support is a setback for the Congress in the state — the ruling party has lost its only trusted supporter since 1999 — Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy’s government still commands a majority in the Assembly.

The MIM support had given the Congress an edge over other secular parties, particularly when it came to enjoying the confidence of Muslims.

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