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Without Sachin Chaudhuri

existence mainly to the efforts of the late Sachin Chaudhuri to promote and maintain in India free and informed discussion of social, economic and political problems. Through the columns of "The Economic Weekly", of which he was the founder and editor, he offered for over a decade and a half a forum in which such discussion could proceed without constraints of any kind. It was his concern for maintaining high standards of independent journalism and free debate on vital issues concerning the country that made him take an active role later in the formation of the Sameeksha Trust and in the establishment of this new journal, the "Economic and Political Weekly''.

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