ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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CPI- Sop to Hardliners

September 18, 1972 CPI Sop to Hardliners WHAT appears to be a toughening of the CPI's attitude to Indira Gandhi and the Congress lends itself to a good many facile explanations. One of them links it with the June visit of the high- powered party delegation to Moscow. Another attributes it to an apprehension inside the CPI that Indira Gandhi might go the Sadat way to checkmate the growing Soviet influence in the subcontinent. What, however, sounds more plausible is the assumption that the CPI, sensing the return and the growth of the mood of anti-Congressism which reached its climax at the 1967 elections and receded thereafter, is new overcome by a crisis of identity.

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