Letters, Apr. 18, 1977

India Has Spoken

To the Editors:

The people of India have spoken [April 4]. Their verdict clearly proves that democracy in India is alive, well and strongly preferred.

This verdict need not be construed as a defeat for Mrs. Gandhi. As a great leader, Mrs. Gandhi recognized her moral obligation to people and gave them a choice to decide freely.

Vinay Kothari Nacogdoches, Texas

The humiliating defeat of Indira Gandhi and her colleagues is, and must be, a lesson for the arrogant and indifferent elite of India—government officials and intellectuals who control and dominate...

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