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Communism thrives in dhams

Karl Marx may have called religion opium of the masses, but the left parties are thriving in the most holy of constituencies in Uttarakhand. The United Regional Front, an alliance between the UKD (P) and the left parties, has given the three seats of Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath to left parties which have a strong support base in this area. [more]