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Explosions and Stirrings

Explosions and Stirrings Romesh Thapar I AM not going to write about the police firings, the tear gassings and the lathi charges which are now becoming a daily feature of life in urban India, If political management is collapsing, so too is the disciplining capacity of those who organise demonstrations, marches and dharnas to reassure themselves of the support they enjoy Invariably the lumpen hotheads take to violence to steal the headlines, and the shaky forces of law-and-order invariably resort to panicky and brutal seW-defence.

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