ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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From 50 Years Ago: The Danger Within

Vol V, No 17 april 25, 1970

The Danger Within

The recent antics of so-called Naxalites in Calcutta have attracted a measure of attention which must have been highly satisfying to their perpetrators. While newspapers have prominently reported every revolutionary peccadillo along with photographs of upturned furniture and slogan-daubed walls, Parliament in New Delhi has been deeply disturbed. One day the Home Minister was exhorting all parties in Lok Sabha to fight the Naxalites politically; the next day the Prime Minister was assuring MPs belonging to her party that Government was considering bringing forward legislation to curb the menace.

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