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Waiting for Action

Waiting for Action Romesh Thapar IT seems irrelevant to write about anything but Bangla Desh and the critical situation developing in East India as the refugees pour across the border. The steady swell of the uprooted into a tense and sullen Calcutta, and the threat of epidemics like the dreaded cholera, create the kind of despair that can change suddenly into insurgency. It is clear that the Centre must boldly face this reality and attempt in a few swift moves to give the people in the East some confidence that these problems will be tackled, whatever the cost. No such confidence exists at the moment.

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