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By Atul Kohli

Nine members study state-society relatives in India. a brand new epilogue covers the Rajiv Gandhi interval, best as much as the $64000 elections of December 1989.

Originally released in 1988.

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Harchand Singh Longowal's police guard was under the command of an officer, who, although suspected by the state 27 Arun Shourie, Mrs. Gandhi's Second Reign, New Delhi: Vikas, 1983, p. 46. , pp. 322-375. 29 India Today, 30 September 1982, p. 46. 30 K. M. Rustamji, "New Wave of Violence," Seminar, no. 281 (January 1983), pp. 46— 47. For a case in point, see "Meerut Riots: A Crisis in Faith," India Today, 31 October 1982, pp. 4 6 - 5 1 . 28 26 I H E N R Y C. 31 4. Leaders of nations need information beyond their personal experiences and contacts in order to identify problems and to determine whether effect is being given to the solutions they have devised.

The visions of India's future held by Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter were not mean visions, only sometimes illusory. One might find a thread of Greek tragedy running through the denouements. One might, alternatively, take a more mundane view: that these admittedly unrepresentative failures of strong leaders signal the decay of a corrective fabric that had earlier begun to be woven in India's working constitution, a fabric of conciliar decision interacting repeatedly with spreading circles of concerned publics.

And R. Rose, London: Sage, 1977, pp. 191-220. On the United States, see Richard E. R. to Carter, New York: John Wiley, 1980. 36 India, A. R. C , Report of a Study Team on Promotion Policies, Conduct Rules, Discipline and Morale, New Delhi: Government of India, 1967, pp. 202-203. 37 Conference on Personnel Administration, Personnel Administration: The Need for Change, New Delhi: Indian Institute of Public Administration, 1968, p. 18. 28 J HENRY C. H A R T DIAGNOSING PROBLEMS AND FORMULATING POLICY RESPONSES A leader, Tucker tells us, diagnoses a problem authoritatively and lays out a course of action for the nation.

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