The Further Shores of Partition
At the end of the War, in 1945, the popular movement in the princely states found itself facing a dramatically changed political situation replete with democratic opportunities; but its infrastructure in many states was still embryonic, and in others the transformation of the praja mandals into legal and constitutionalist bodies had robbed the movement of much of its earlier fire and enthusiasm. As for the AISPC, it had become almost moribund.
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