ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SOUTH-Choice and Crisis

SOUTH Choice and Crisis EVEN when Annadurai was at the helm, DMK was scarcely blessed with clarity of aim or a meaningful programme of action. Annadurai's hold over the people and his flair for dramatic gestures concealed this reality of a vacuum of purpose and orientation. Indeed, he had never expected that he would be called upon after the 1967 election to spell out an integrated series of steps to advance the fortunes of his people. Like most political leaders he was also looking forward to another five years of sniping at and mobilising public opinion against Congress. That reprieve the people of Tamil Nadu refused to grant him and thon it was too late. Before he could achieve self-clarity he ceased to be.

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