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Bihar Crisis Making of a CM

of the inferior cement. Given the tendency of the government to 'tailor' findings to its own convenience, regardless of the consequences, it is imperative that its partner in this venture, the World Bank be more forthcoming about proceedings in the construction if it is to avoid possible charges of being an accomplice to the fact. The veil of secrecy that at present covers the entire functioning of the project only serves to aid such flimflammery. The lifting of the Official WITH the installation of Satyendra Narain Sinha, the 'Chhote Sahab' of the Rajputs of Bihar, as the state's 23rd chief minister the Bihar drama has temporarily ended. The state Congress(l) Legislature Party (CLP) had earlier 'unanimously' elected him following "orders of Rajiv. Gandhi", replacing Bhagwat Jha Azad. If anything, the entire episode once again highlights the gay abandon with which Rajiv Gandhi and Co make a mockery of the system of parliamentary democracy.

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