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In the Cause of Integration

In the Cause of Integration Nireekshak WHETHER the Press as a whole can be regarded as a force for the common social good has been recently, particularly since the split in the Congress, a subject of much public debate. No one, however, has questioned the concern of the Press for national unity or, what has come to be described as, national integration. Indeed, the Press could claim with some justification, notwithstanding the odd black sheep in its own ranks, that it has done more than any other sector of organised opinion to advance the cause of national integration. Perhaps because of this awareness, and certainly also for other reasons, the Press had always looked upon the activities of the National Integration Council with unconcealed scepticism. Riven as the Council is by political differences, its latest meeting seems only to have enhanced Press scepticism about the Council's usefulness.

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