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Neocolonialism and Indian Publishing

Neocolonialism and Indian Publishing

sent visit to the State has political significance and may portend changes in the State politics in the coming months. It is no secret that this time Indira Gandhi appointed Sanjivayya party President without consulting, or even sounding, Brahmananda Reddi, The Prime Minister also unceremoniously turned down Brahmananda Reddi's proposal to hold elections to the State Assembly in May 1971. In fact she did not even allow the proposal to come up for discussion at the party's central parliamentary board meeting in March. Acting in the same vein, at the time of Central Cabinet formation she refused to grant Brahmananda Reddi an audience to press his request for the inclusion of his lieutenant, M T Raju, a big landlord and former Chief Secretary to the State Government, in the Cabinet as a deputy minister.

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