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Missing Melodrama

Missing Melodrama Nireekshak SINCE the split in the Indian National Congress, the Press has followed every move of the two divided AICC's with extraordinary attention. AlCC meetings had become gatherings of the clan in every sense of the term, and the Press discovered to its delight that political high jinks, dramas and melodramas of a kind were never far away from an AICG camp. It is no reflection on the continued watchfulness of the Press, or even on the histrionic abilities of AICC members, but this phase of extra-sensitive interest in recent AICC meetings is probably now coming to an end. The general election seems to have seen to that, whatever other issues it may or may not have settled. No doubt the first post-election meeting of the AICC(R) held some special interest for the Press, but the feverish enthusiasm and eager anticipation of earlier days are clearly things of the past. It could not have been otherwise. As the election results had already been analysed, assessed and evaluated by everyone before the AICC(R) met to take stock, interest lay mainly in the prognostications for the future.

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