Which of these statements about the 1967 elections is/are correct?
- Congress won the Lok Sabha elections but lost the Assembly elections in many states.
- Congress lost both Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.
- Congress lost majority in the Lok Sabha but formed a coalition government with the support of some other parties.
- Congress retained power at the Centre with an increased majority.
State which of these were reasons for the defeat of the Congress in 1967. Give reasons for your answer?
(a) The absence of a charismatic leader in the Congress party.
(b) Split within the Congress party.
(c) Increased mobilisation of regional, ethnic and communal groups.
(d) Increasing unity among non-Congress parties.
(e) Internal differences within the Congress party.