52nd Amendment To The Constitution

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Karnataka-esque political catastrophes might be an exception if a strong anti-defection law is brought in soon
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Karnataka-esque political catastrophes might be an exception if a strong anti-defection law is brought in soon

The seeds of the anti-defection law were sown much earlier — after the general elections in 1967. Back then Congress formed the government at the Centre, but its strength in Lok Sabha fell from 361 to 283 as during the year it lost control of seven state governments because the MLAs shifted their political allegiance.