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Electronics-Half-Baked Policy

Linguistic States Not a Mistake RAJIV GANDHl's statement at the Darjeel- ing public meeting that the reorganisation of states on a linguistic basis "has become a tool for politics" cannot be regarded as a profound discovery. For, ever since the demand for a redrawing of political maps on the linguistic basis made its appearance in India, or elsewhere, no one has ever sought to underplay its political thrust. Consolidation of the linguistic self-awareness of a community of people is essentially a dimension of the struggle for power, or at feast a better sharing of power.

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