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Indias Prince Charming

unitedly that Bofors did not cause the same ripple everywhere and. the party could emerge as the largest single entity in the Lok Sabha. From its narrow point of view, therefore, a great deal could be said in favour of a loose administrative arrangement for the country which will permit individual states to enjoy some extra elbow-room. Elections are a great educational process; the party's functionaries must have begun to perceive the wisdom of those who advocate a greater devolution of resources, power and responsibilities all the way down. The party, after all, will be, presumably for some time, in power not at the centre, but in the states. It will perhaps learn to discover some virtues even in the Anandpur Sahib resolution.

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