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

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LAND REFORM-Showing the Flag

traverse miles and miles to discover even a semblance of developmental activity; capital stock has been rapidly depleted; the people in whose name political shenanigans have been conducted have remained bereft of any future and cynical; even organised labour has languished and its political wings have been clipped by internecine quarrels. The educated youth have drifted into parasitic occupations, like pimping for tourists. Once in a while the somnolence of the society was shaken and the peace of the elite in power disturbed when the army of the unemployed became the army of the night. With raw courage and faith in the faith, they tried to make a tryst with their destiny in 1971. But bravura is no alias for a revolution. Then twilight set in. Now the young men and women are being released from the prisons, completely sterilised of any ideas of revolutionary action. Evolution has been blocked off alright, but where is revolution? Or is dissolution arrested revolution?

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