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

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JP Haunts the Congress

institution. She was preaching the need for all-round economy in the use of resources even as she was abetting in the act of wasting some: this is the inherent contradiction from which none is seemingly at all keen to opt out. The amount of time which ministers spend in inaugurating seminars or laying foundation stones or pressing buttons for opening a factory or a fish market could have been usefully deployed for more coherent economic tasks. There is also a second-order effect of the wastage of time

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