INDIA: The Most Fearful Consequence

When Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her New Congress Party were returned to power last March with a two-thirds majority in Parliament, she promised an ambitious development program that would change the lives of India's almost 600 million people. By last week, however, it was clear that the country's economy, never robust, was bogging down for reasons that are not of Mrs. Gandhi's making. More than 6,000,000 refugees have fled to India since the Pakistani government, based in West Pakistan, began a savage campaign of repression and terror in East Pakistan last...

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