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Youth Power, and Beyond

Youth Power, and Beyond Romesh Thapar THEY are at it again, the editors,, the pen- pushers, the picture-takers, the interpreters of politics and economics. They are constructing a make-belief hero of Rajiv Gandhi who is said to be learning so fast that even the most cynical bureaucrats are startled by "the depths (sic!) of his understanding". They are piling up expectations which will not be met. I suppose this is the new style of our empty political life- good looks, sartorial elegance, a sophisticated ambience in simple, uncomplicated sentences, oozing sympathy. It is such a contrast to the motley crowd of politicians we know.

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