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Rajiv s Bharat Mala

Rajiv's Bharat Mala Romesh Thapar IT's a messy business, Indian politics. Punjab, Assam, Kashmir. A stress here or there makes all the difference to the viewing. We haye the dynastic totem of the ruling Congress Party under-playing the defeat of his candidates in the Punjab election and hailing the victory of the Akali Dal(L) as a vindication of Bharat Mata's unity in democracy. Very good. However, this doesn't prevent him from dismissing the investigations of citizens' committees as 'kangaroo courts' (for those unaware of Wild West novels, these were courts constituted by the early settlers in America to dispense instant justice to bad characters and criminals).

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