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A Brand of Nationalism

A Brand of 'Nationalism' GPD THE first week of December was eventful once again. The year before, Bhopal had been in the news. A year later Anderson, chairman of the Union Carbide, celebrated the anniversary of the tragedy with a statement which was remarkable for its ar- rogance. After what his company did to the hapless people of that unfortunate town, this American had the audacity to talk of Indian hospitality. One had the impression that the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and the Government of India were rather solicitous of this American. He was given the Government Guest House to stay in; a special plane to fly back. In a sense Anderson's arrogant remarks were perhaps, in order. At least this might shake our elites out of their old habit

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