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The Mid-Term Poll

The Mid-Term Poll Romesh Thapar THERE's little point in dwelling on the lapses or "conspiracies" of the President, or on the stories of mysterious Tantric links between Charan Singh and Sanjiva Reddy, or on the vitiating antagonisms (dating from 19691) between the Kashtrapati and the Harijan leader of the Janata party or on the validity of the impeadiment demand. The truth is that, willy-nilly, we have been pushed into a mid-term poll and we have been saddled with a regime which has no parliamentary sanction. All the publicised subtleties of the Indian mind have produced a familiar, unpalatable Khichri

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