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From 50 Years Ago (7 January 2006)

of common citizenship and the popular political compulsions behind the Congress FROM 50 YEARS AGO response to the second Plan should be en-policy on employment. Unemployment is couraged as the urgent social, political and a menace to social, political and economic cultural aspirations of the people are fulfilled. stability. Elimination of unemployment is a Even as New Delhi has got over its infant desirable aim. But the means approved by State bogey, the debate in Parliament on the Congress to achieve the end underline the Vol VIII, No 1, January 7, 1956 reorganisation of States has dispelled fears wrong political and unrealistic economic about any threat to the territorial integrity approach to the problem. Congress equatesDualism in Congress of the Republic. itself with the country. But on all crucial (Editorial) It is as well that India starts the second Plan issues since independence, it has been led by with some of the basic social, political and the people, instead of leading them.

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