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Pradhanmantri: How VP Singh checkmated Devi Lal, Chandra Shekhar

News Nation brings a special show ‘Pradhanmantri’ highlighting the saga of Indian legends who sailed India through the massive barriers. From Jawahar Lal Nehru to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the show narrates the leadership quality of stalwarts who scripted India success by their visionary moves. In today’s episode, we discussed one of the tallest socialist politicians VP Singh. He is famous for ‘Mandal’ politics. On August 13, 1989, VP Singh implemented Mandal Commission’s recommendations to increase the quota for OBC. When before his oath-taking ceremony, there was a tough fight between VP Singh, Chandra Shekhar and Devi Lal for the PM post. Watch how Singh became the PM.

Updated : 13 May 2019, 09:58 AM