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In the Midst of a Revolution

In the Midst of a Revolution? Romesh Thapar IN Bombay city, wide sections of the population, the well-to-do and the not- so-well-to-do, are "thrilling" to the fact that the Prime Minister was denied entry. In Uttar Pradesh's towns, they are joking about the foundation stones which have been laid during the past few weeks. "There are so many that it would be possible to build another Taj with them". In Gujarat, one over-grown village alter another is engulfed by the violence and looting which have swept in from the bigger towns. Daily, the newspapers tiring us news of strikes, clashes, lear-gassing and shooting. We are certainly on the edge of major events.

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