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Things Are Moving in Kerala

fit. Why cannot the not-so-successful doctors get together, pool their meagre resources, or borrow the money, and run middle-class nursing homes for the middle class? The answer, one supposes, is the same as that to a thousand other questions in Bengal today: lack of enterprise and capital. Many factors LETTER FROM SOUTH have contributed to the continuing decay of the Bengali middle class, which once produced the finest Bengalis; but the Bengali middle class itself has done not much to help itself. The cost of illness in Calcutta today is only a symptom of the city's deeper, perhaps incurable illness.

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