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Gujarat s New Ministry

March 18,1967 cies will probably be hammered out in due course. The one positive aspect of the situation is that Indira Gandhi has emerged out of the leadership tussle as an effective leader in her own right and has chosen a cabinet which will be personally loyal to her so that in future her wishes are less likely to be thwarted by group pulls. Other pulls caused by the larger balance of political and social forces in the country are a different matter altogether and their impact on policy will, of course, remain. But that is not the same thing as the existence within the Cabinet itself of groups and factions which in their tussle distorted policies and held up their implementation.

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