INDIA: The Flabby Giant

India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru is not used to heckling. But the audience he faced day after day in New Delhi's Parliament House was the most critical he had faced for years. For India's vaunted $10.8 billion second five-year plan, launched with high hopes last year as an answer to India's ancient poverty, was in desperate trouble, and every legislator was demanding: "What do we do now?" Nehru had no answer, except to insist that "the basic structure" of the five-year plan would be carried out. Demanded the M.P.s: "How? How?" Last week, after ten days of rambling debate, Nehru...

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