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Congress Must Come Back


The answer to Zoya Hasan’s timely question “Does the Congress Have a Future?” (EPW, 6 May 2017) is a thumping “yes;” if only the party frees itself from familial fetters and oleaginous oafs that surround it. Hasan’s article deserves wide reading because it throws light on the current political scene in India.

The decline of the party is a certain pointer to the decline of the family-based feudalistic political class that is becoming somewhat anachronistic in a globalised world. Indians are becoming more and more disillusioned with politicians of all ideological hues.

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Updated On : 16th Jun, 2017


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