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Fear Stalks the Punjab

Fear Stalks the Punjab Romesh Thapar EVERY now and then, a nation has to face a moment of truth. I think that moment Has arrived for us. Wherever we turn, the breakdown is general. It is rooted in thoroughly incompetent governance which encourages every kind of unbalanced, opportunist and anarchist thought. There is so much evidence of this from Assam to the Punjab, from power and water famines to goondaism on university campuses. All our populist compromises have prepared this grim scenario. Forget the 'foreign hand'. We rule ourselves, and it is within ourselves that we must seek the correction.

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