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Saturday, June 25, 2005

Learning from the Reds

Lalu Prasad Yadav is not happy. The Times of India reports:
[Lalu Prasad Yadav] was at a party meeting on Tuesday when news of the Left winning Kolkata's municipal polls came through.Thinking aloud as usual, Lalu said that he didn't have an organised cadre base. "It's a bhirtantra — mobocracy — out here. We have the masses with us, but no organisation", he moaned. So now, Lalu has decided to make his party more CPM-like...
Well, yes, but will the Left approve of his hiring a capitalist PR agency to enhance his brand value? Or will they learn from him and do the same?

Previous posts on Lalu, in chronological order: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
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