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What Is the Perspective

sensitivity so as not to beat their own drums. The good people therefore remain under cover, the army of the four-flushers monopolises the headlines. If the pervading cynicism has to he pierced, one must begin at the spinning. The meek, who are supposed to be inheriting the earth and currently arc not, have to be sought out from the anon vinous ranks of the non-des- cript and appealed to. It is only they who can yet bail out this nation. They CAPITAL VIEW THESE are uncertain days. From all over the country reports come in of demonstrations, riots, clashes and running fights. The "mob" varies from a bunch of hoodlums to a crowd of anything between 5 and 10 thousand persons. The sparking point always appeals irrelevant, unconnected to the passion let loose. If this is the state of public mood recorded by the press, one can imagine the quantum of unrecorded violence and bitterness. The extraordinary patience of the Indian people, developed over centuries of quiet, hopeless suffering, is showing signs of exhaustion.

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