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Purses and Proprieties

Purses and Proprieties Nireekshak THE monsoon session of Parliament was, according to most of the special correspondents in the capital, drawing to a very tame end when, quite suddenly, Government decided to introduce the Constitution Amendment Bill to abolish the purses and privileges of princes. And did the tail have a sting? It was not only the princes who were stung; some editorial writers and editors too found their blood pressure unaccountably rising, By and large the Press took the decision to introduce the Bill calmly enough

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