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Time for a Political Initiative in Punjab

Time for a Political Initiative in Punjab

therefore hardly likely to succeed if it is kept within the confines of what passes as a social movement, or if it is made an appendage of the folklore of man-woman confrontation. The battle, if it is to be joined at all, has to be against a retrograde structure of values fostered by an amoral state authority steeped in class bias. The narrow class alignment which has captured the instrumentalities of power in this nebulous country could not care less whether the rest of the population advance into literacy and improved living standards, or in fact recede further into pestilence, squalor and illiteracy. The decision on how the rest of the population is to be treated rests on the judgment how the denouement will affect the class interests of the coterie at the top

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