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FOOD SITUATION- Despair and Desperation

by goondas in his Samiti and three person' were named in particular, he asked us not to worry since none of them could force a decision upon him and that he was exerting himself to bring about a change of heart in them through daily association with him. Well, if that is the case then why are we bothering with a mass movement at all? JP could induct Ghafoor and Indira Gandhi into the Samiti and change their hearts!" The nature of the relationship between the Chhatra Sangharsh Samiti and JP provides an important clue to the direction in which the Bihar mo- vement is heading and the kind of changes it is likely to bring in the event of success. Arun Tapasvi, who has met JP a few times with other student leaders, had this to say: "He is usually too busy to meet most of us. Only the selected few have tree access to him. And I have seen that every- time these leaders enter his room they first go and touch his feet, and address him as 'Babuji' whenever they work up the courage to say something to him. Though he has sometimes taken our suggestions, I must say that most of these meetings consist of monologues by the Great Leader." According to a cabinet member of the PUSU' "During a conversation in jail with one of our leaders, I remarked that he had now become a big man, that he had been arrested under nothing less than MISA and that too had been done by the Superintendent of Police

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