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De Gaulle s Pound of Flesh

December 2, 1967 the CPI(M) in Kerala, the DMK in Madras and the Swatantra in Orissa will continue to rule and that these territories be treated as lost. Probably, in order to prevent a continental polarisation between the Right and Left, which would lead to grave instability and rob the Congress Party of its very relevant centrist role in a federal polity, the High Command may well consolidate and further build its rapport with these governments. A satisfied Namboodiripad and Annadurai could neutralise somewhat the dangerous repercussions of recent events in Bengal. Politicking certainly moves in strange ways in India.

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