S.V. Raju: the last Swatantrite
It takes immense moral courage to fight a battle you know you are almost destined to lose
S.V. Raju, who died on Tuesday at the age of 81, was an exceptional man. His long and often lonely campaign against Indian socialism may have appeared quixotic to some of his critics, especially in the decades when socialism seemed to be the only alternative for the country, but what he did could best be described by these paraphrased lines of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.
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