Study the given cartoon and answer the following:

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Question (i)

Which one of the following leaders is shown in this cartoon?

(a) Rajiv Gandhi

(b) I. K. Gujral

(c) H. D. Deve Gowda

(d) A. B. Vajpayee



So, the correct answer is (d): A. B. Vajpayee


Question (ii)

What does this cartoon represents?



This cartoon represents the Coalition Government. 


A. B. Vajpayee‘s government (BJP) could not get support in the 1996 elections and his government lost power at the center. So, in the 1998 elections, BJP formed a coalition government which came to be known as Non-Democratic Alliance(NDA).

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