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Mother and Son

Mother and Son Romesh Thapar WE'VE been thinking about the eight meaningless Cabinet reshuffle. The pro- moting and demoting of the ministerial team is so reminiscent of the days of Indira Gandhi. She was notorious for turning servants into ministers and ministers into servants. Her dear son seems similarly inclined, but he forgets that Mama had a grip over the party which he does not have. In fact, he is a distant totem without much knowledge of what goes on.

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