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

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In the Same Mould

Vol XII No 25 In the Same Mould THE massive mandate that the Janata party received in the March Lok Sabha elections was not, the finance minister emphasised in his budget speech on Friday, just a vote against authoritarianism. According to him, it was a manifestation of the people's desire, ''for a reorientation and reshaping of our economic policies so as to bring about speedy elimination of poverty and destitution". The finance minister has claimed that the budget for 1977-78 "represents the first step, however small", in the direction of such a reorientation and reshaping of economic policies. Does it, indeed?

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