INDIA.: Ah, Wilderness

Prime Minister Nehru has lost his grip on the Indian Congress Party, the power, now crumbling, that led the fight for Indian independence. With common enemy and common purpose gone, the party has turned flabby and corrupt. Its new strong man is Purushottamdas Tandon, a bearded lawyer who looks like a Hindu holy man and acts like a Tammany boss. A right-winger, he controls the party machine and the political bosses whom Nehru has nei, ther time nor inclination to pay much attention to. Last month a group of Nehru's left-wing followers...

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