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

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Parting with Heroes

who constitute it; the time, they have decided, has come when the lumpens need to be mobilised against the Front, it is the last ditch battle. Should this young woman, properly groomed, given a proper build-up through, saturation publicity, succeed in mobilising the lumpens of Calcutta and its semi-urban fringe, there could be nothing like it. In the course of the past five years, she has assumed the role of a godsister, invested with the virtues of both omnipotence and omniscience. Her mock-heroics has attracted much admttation in the topmost echelons of the Congress(I) too; she, it is being openly speculated, would be called upon by the party to play greater roles in future.

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