Making his way, city by city, village by village, through his swarming native India last week was California's lively Democratic Congressman Dalip Singh Saund. At 58, the representative from Imperial and Riverside counties, home after 37 years, was keeping his campaign promise to try to help improve U.S.-Indian relations. He lunched with Nehru, attended a parliamentary conference, met the populace in the streets and meeting halls. By far the most listened-to and most welcomed unofficial U.S. ambassador that India had ever seen, Saund turned in a performance that undoubtedly got closer to thousands of India's doubters than any official...

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