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Storm in a Tea Cup

eliminate monopolies and end their stranglehold on the Press, that the forces of reaction requisition the services of men like Mr Jayaprakash Narayan who make periodic sallies into politics without having the courage to bear the attendant responsibility. Or is it that he proposes to jump into politics as leader of the reactionary camp?" Such harsh comments on J P from the Leftist Press are understandable in the light of the latest drift in Indian politics. The days of manoeuvres and factional infights are back. A new wave of communist baiting has begun, while the mass enthusiasm generated two years ago by the Congress split is fast dissipating. The New Congress, led by Indira Gandhi, is in fact to discuss this at its forthcoming session at Gan- dhinagar; The CPI has already done so at its National Council meeting last month.

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