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Politics of Open Options

Politics of Open Options Romesh Thapar THE other day, in the midst of excited speculation about Jagjivan Ram's return to the Congress fold and Indira Gandhi's equally unprincipled rumour- sponsoring, I found myself at a lunch attended by the all-knowing. 1 was late. So, I proceeded in mock seriousness to tell the company that I was held up because the various Congress factions had just announced a 'reconciliation' and that Indira Gandhi had promised that she and her son would quit politics, even exile themselves, as the criminal cases were to be withdrawn. This concoction was swallowed hook, line and sinker

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