ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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NEW DELHI-The New Panchsheela

The New Panchsheela B M THE ruling Congress party is making frantic efforts to celebrate three years of Rao government. The resources of the party directly and of the government indirectly have been mobilised in full measure for the purpose. It is a wholly partisan affair of the ruling coterie headed by the prime minister, P V Narasimha Rao, so much so that many factions and personalities even in the ruling party are bound to look upon it with reservations and misgivings. It actually signals a farewell finally and openly to its pretension of following the principle of consensus politics, which to the party has meant, right from the beginning, a carte-blanche for breaking the cherished national consensus based on values and objectives of the prolonged struggle of the Indian people for freedom, democracy, and socio-economic development on the basis of self-reliance and social equity.

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