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EPW at 50—the 'Small Voice'

Your capacity to say "no" remains the basis of our hope in you.

Bernard D’Mello writes:

As the stuff of folklore goes, you came into the world by default. There came a time when your founder-editor Sachin Chaudhuri felt that those who owned your predecessor, the Economic Weekly (EW), had failed to fulfil a far-reaching obligation and he snapped his ties with them. Fortunately, by then, he had many well-wishers and admirers; they mobilised the capital and pooled together their talents to recreate—should I say, reincarnate—the EW as the Economic & Political Weekly on 20 August 1966. But tragically, your founder-editor passed away barely four months after you came into being.

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