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1 lakh people came together for Lokpal? Think again

by Ritwik on December 29, 2011

The crowds that gathered in Ramlila Maidan were asserting their right to protest far more than they were uniting against corruption. This is not new. The Indian public has a long history of punishing those who seek to usurp democracy. Even a leader of Indira Gandhi’s stature lost her own lok sabha seat due to the excesses of the emergency.

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