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NEW DELHI-The Left and the IMF Loan

NEW DELHI The Left and the IMF Loan IT has been widely noted that the Finance Minister, R Venkataraman, scored comfortably over the Opposition in the debate on the IMF loan in Parliament. This was undoubtedly a tribute to his well known debating skill But this is not the only reason or explanation for his achievement on this particular occasion. The explanation is, in fact, to be found in the absence of a correct focus to the criticism of the IMF deal on the part of the Opposition parties, especially the Left parties which were expected to Iead the assault on the government on this issue.

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