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

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Calcutta Diary

AM Four decades after independence it is singularly apt to recite from Shakespeare: 'When forty years shall besiege thy brow/And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field,/Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now,/Will be a tattered view, of small worth held. . .' But to heap the blame for what has come about on the misdeeds of politicians will hardly do.

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