On the office wall of Home Minister Gulzari
Lal Nanda is a map of India that bristles with small flags, each
representing a town where there has been serious unrest over the nation's
growing food crisis. Every week brings more flags to the map: protest
demonstrations in Bombay, a rampaging crowd in Rampur, looting of
grain shops in Agra. India's Reds are busily preparing "mass
agitation" to exploit the food shortage. Said Communist Party
Chairman S. A. Dange: "A government that cannot feed the
people should quit."
At the heart of the...
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