SINGAPORE-Reactions to the War

December 25, 1971 SINGAPORE Reactions to the War Harish Chandola SINCE the beginning of this month, over two million people of Indian origin in Malaysia and Singapore have been spending a good deal of their time sitting hunched over their radio sets, listening eagerly to every scrap of news from the India-Pakistan war front. Their conversation centres on the war and they openly express their joy and satisfaction over the tidings of Indian victories in the eastern sector. They feel proud that India is able to wage a successful war and their chauvinism while backing a country they have long ago forsaken knows no bounds.

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