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International Affairs- Powerless Majority.

specific issues, The presidential address delivered at the sixty-second annual conference of the Indian Economic Association held in December last is a deviation from this pattern. It is highly unlikely that anyone delving into the records of previous presidential address to the Association would come up with anything like the one given by Vedagiri Shanmugasundaram at Surat. On reading through the 50 printed pages of the address, there are moments when one begins to wonder if this could be a spoof of sorts, a take-off on the folly of academic reasoning. But no.

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