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hand, and the bargain-hungry politicians and buccaneers, on the other, is to be broken. AN AFTERWORD Pointing to the experience of general elections of 1977 and 1980, one may be slightly tempted to draw the inference that big money cannot always be decisive in influencing the popular verdict. Such exceptions might help us to maintain some degree of sobriety, nevertheless there should be little doubt in accepting the general conclusion that state in India has become a private trading post, run by the criminally corrupt who have little time and no inclination to operate the social arrangement for the general good. The basic design of contemporary public policy is reflection of this cesspool of utter moral bankruptcy, political decay and intellectual slumber.

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