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An Indian Intellectual s Anguish

An Indian Intellectual's Anguish A G Noorani Bewildered India: Identity, Pluralism, Discord by Rasheeduddin Khan; Har-Anand Publications; Rs 350, THIS book expresses not so much the bewilderment as an anguish of an Indian intellectual. Like many in the country, he seems to cry: 'This is not the India we once knew; still less the India we dreamt of. Rasheeduddin Khan writes; "Frankly I am passing through a mood of despondency, despair, anguish and anger, by witnessing the erosion of values in social and political life, the steady deterioration in practically every aspect of collective existence, and our incapacity or unwillingness to resist it.

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