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

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NEW DELHI- Dimmed Radicalism

NEW DELHI Dimmed Radicalism IN the customary Independence Dav address from the ramparts of Red Fort the Prime Minister spoke of the "challenge of change". But she and her Government arc themselves very much caught up in the dilemma that the "challenge of change" poses. Having raised the banner of economic radicalism and having exacted much political capital from it, the Prime Minister is now confronted with the task of curbing and containing the pressures that her own radical postures have given rise to and which all political parties are understandably anxious to exploit. The thought of the next general election in 1972 or even earlier gives an added edge to the developing situation. It is in this context that the impact of the so-called "land-grab" movement has to be seen.

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