ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Some Proposals for the Union Budget for 1977-78

 leaders were concerned Congress interests were national interests. For them, Congress was a party with a mass base which was trying to bring into effect the Gandhian programme of national reconstruction. Misra goes on to condemn the Congress for being 'hungry for power'' One wonders what he considers the business of a political party to be! After two centuries of British exploitation it was not, only the Congress but the Indian nation which was hungry for power. Misra has failed to understand the rationale of the Congress movement, and by trying to pin it down as the party of the upper middle classes makes some bad misjudgments about modern Indian history.

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