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Congress(I)- Homecomers Dilemma

In other words, these border problems which are for the most part inherited from history and imperialist intervention have, instead of being resolved following the achievement of national independence, become more intractable. Further, the mere creation of a 'state', however unnatural its boundaries (night be, has meant the intensification of regional and even 'national' loyalties. A positive intervention from the left through democratic struggles could have set matters right or at least helped in the easing of tensions; but the path of Indian politics has been such that mass movements in these times have almost as a rule been led by reactionary and demagogic sections of the bourgeoisie who have, often in league with and with intellectual and material assitance from imperialist agencies, shown great skills in appropriating the genuine grievances of the masses to serve and consolidate their own positions.

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