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The Intelligentsia as a Ruling Class-Some Questions

The Intelligentsia as a Ruling Class Some Questions Ramaswamy R Iyer ONE began reading Ashok Rudra's article on 'The Emergence of the Intelligentsia as a Ruling Class' (January 21) with a sense of excitement, and an expectation that it would be a significant contribution to understanding. Very soon, one found one's assent faltering; doubts grew and sharpened into disagreements; and on a second reading, one realised with some disappointment that the initial impression of profundity was illusory That is strong criticism which needs justification; the present article is an attempt to set forth my differences with Rudra.

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