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Labour in Power, 1945–51

  • Partha Sarathi Gupta
Part of the Cambridge Commonwealth Series book series

Abstract

On 26 July 1945 the Labour Party won the general election with an overall majority of 146. For the first time the Party had been returned with an effective majority. When the new Parliament assembled in August Labour M.P.s celebrated the victory by singing the Red Flag.

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Foreign Policy Middle East South ASIA Labour Party Colonial Policy 
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Notes

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© Partha Sarathi Gupta 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Partha Sarathi Gupta
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  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of DelhiIndia

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