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GPD INDIA is a huge country. A cliche, you would say and you would be right. But then Mrs G and Miss G are proving it so repeatedly that one was forced to repeat the cliche. The mother and daughter had to go somewhere. How does it matter where? Both of them were out to save the Congress which, many would believe, is bound to face its doom if the magical Mrs G touch is not there. The elder Mrs G did save the Congress a couple of times. The younger Mrs G might do the same. But for Sitaiam Kesri and perhaps Narasimha Rao, everybody in the Congress seems to believe that. The elder Mrs C used some political strategies and slogans. Bank nationalisation was one of them, 'Garibi hatao' was another. There have been few more imaginative slogans in Indian politics. Slogans for propaganda is an essential political weapon in any electoral battle, The more attractive it is the more useful it tends to be.

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