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The ostensible reason for preferring this model was that it would lend itself to inclusivity, meaning that leadership at the top would be shared among many ethnic communities and not just two or three.
That effort to redraw constituencies is the ostensible reason for cancelling the primary electionsRepublicans argued that it would be wasteful to have candidates file for races in districts that might soon cease to exist.
His address to the people of the north-eastern state was blacked out by the official media, the ostensible reason being it contained references to secularism being "under attack" and "conspiracies and attempts" to create "divisions in society" that are "contrary to the goals, dreams and ideals of our freedom struggle.
It was not about Vesak the ostensible reason for his visit or the plantation workers.
The ostensible reason for calorie labeling is consumer information.
The ostensible reason for the recall attempt was Grasty's refusal to allow Bundy and his supporters to use a fairgrounds building for a meeting, which recall organizers said violated the Bundy-ites' rights of free speech and assembly.
The ostensible reason for the double dissolution, the government's attempt to bring back the Australian Building and Construction Commission, may, in other circumstances, have stimulated a debate about industrial relations, the changing shape of employment, long-hours culture and connected with anger at the worsening situation many of us face at work.
The ostensible reason for postponing the decision was Councilor-at-Large Frederick C.
While the ostensible reason for her precipitate departure appeared to be the row over the arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, there was also a feeling in Washington that she had failed to read the tea leaves about the possible victory of Narendra Modi in the May elections.
True, there were specific reasons for inquiring into the latter, source that it was of furious controversy even before suspicions grew that the ostensible reason for fighting it -- the claim that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction that menaced the UK -- had been trumped up by the government in order to justify British participation in an American military enterprise.
And if the minister is to be believed about the veracity of the claims made by him, and there is no ostensible reason to the contrary, the targets that he has spelled out for the future should not be difficult to achieve.