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The Election Scene

The Election Scene Romesh Thapar ON the one side, there are the savage murders of prominent leaders in Calcutta. On the other, the blackmail strikes by government employees using the threat to compel postponement of the elections. The democratic system has never been put under such grave strain, and it seems to be bearing up extremely well despite the impression of collapse created by certain newspapers.

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