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The Complexity of the Crisis

The Complexity of the Crisis Romesh Thapar THE gloom is all-pervading. Rajiv Gandhi and his coterie are clueless about what is to be done in a politically fratricidal situation. We had earlier believed that the nervous baba-log would clutch the arms of our experienced bureaucratic babus, and survive. But, even here they feel orphaned. The latest order of the babus is to assign senior administrators handling traumatic situations as in Punjab to report at Delhi for a week's training in Commercial marketing'. Farce? Tragic farce, in fact.

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