INDIA: The Life of the Communist

For sheer hand-wringing distress at Red China's aggression in the Himalayas, no other group in India can match the Communist Party. Muzzled by their political faith and unable to utter a wholehearted denunciation of Peking's violations of their own nation's frontier, the Communists have been publicly rebuked by Prime Minister Nehru, roundly blasted by a clutch of other politicians, including Nehru's daughter Indira, who has labeled Indian Communists "these parrots whose masters live abroad." Worse yet, India's public has become aroused against the Reds. By last week, this combination of pressures...

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