ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SIKKIM-On the Wrong Side

positions. This stands in sharp contrast to the "all-or-nothing" strategy of the ultras among the CPI(M) as also to the confused approach of the official wing of the party. Namboodiripad's press interview of a few weeks ago is significant in the context of these conflicting approaches. He seems to believe that the strategy of structural reform would not yield results and yet he is unable to endorse the viewpoint of the ultras among his partymen. T Nagi Reddy and his fellow-thinkers in Kerala have assailed this interview. They assert that while the CPI is "intellectually honest" and they themselves are ''consistent revolutionaries", the CPI(M) is neither betwixt nor between.

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