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Quick Edit | A mood of intolerance

Quick Edit | A mood of intolerance

It requires little debate to conclude that Indians are distressed by high inflation.

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Such behaviour, it has to be repeated, has no place in a civilized society.

It should, however, awaken our political leaders to the anger that is turning into such atrocious behaviour. Dismissing it as a one-off incident would be lazy. Clearly, there is a gap between leaders and citizens. If this occurs in autocratic settings, one can rationalize it. But in a democracy, it points to a much bigger problem.

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