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

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CPI-Authoritarianism and Communists

January 5, 1980 CPI Authoritarianism and Communists Ajit Roy S A DANGE, chairman of the CPI till his resignation a few days ago, is known to be vehemently opposed to his party's new line of opposition to Indira Gandhi and alliance with the CPI(M). In any angry note submitted to the Party (large excerpts from which have been published in a New Delhi daily) he has sought to give a 'profound' substantiation of his position, Dange holds that Indira Gandhi is "a representative of the patriotic national bourgeoisie which is intrinsically anti-monopolist..." He seeks to bolster up this argument with statistical data. Quoting figures to show that the share of the private sector in gross capital formation during the last three years of Indira Gandhi's rule had declined from 19.7 per cent to 10,1 per cent, he concludes: "It would be clear that the private sector has slowly declined by about 50 per cent between

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