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Differences Narrowing Down

Differences Narrowing Down

 out for his own political reasons. This dreadful sense of insecurity, rather than the conscience, makes cowards of us all. Perhaps villains too. Prafulla Ghosh and the F C I must know each other before anything effective can be done. Politics and vested interests permeate the whole scene; the latter are inconsolable over the downfall of the Congress but feel that the successor, because of its diversity, may be as "manageable". We will have to wait to see who manages whom. Meanwhile, apparently, the people have the fundamental freedom to starve to death. The Government still makes special provisions for giving extra-fine rice for certain religious occasions. But the hour is last approaching when the U F Government must make up its mind. The carrot of a higher procurement price has not succeeded. The sticks have not been brought out yet.

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