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A Natural Leader

 A Natural Leader G Omkarnath Few economists of his generation, perhaps equally distinguished and no less committed to a new India, could still lay claim to the distinctive position of leadership that K N Raj occupied. His lifetime engagement with the Indian economy spanned, uniquely, all departments: teaching, research, policymaking and institution-building. More remarkably, he brought his leadership to bear on everything he touched. Leadership meant spotting and nurturing talent cutting across generations and social, regional and gender identities. It meant a bold assertion and self-abnegation at the same time. And it meant team play placing all his



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