December 1971 memories

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During the last one week, I was in Kolkata looking up old friends who worked with me in 1971. They were part of an amazing team which ran OXFAM’s large refugee relief operation which assisted about 600,000 men

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Sen’s nonsense

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Faridpur-born eminent Indian film director Mrinal Sen is being pilloried as a communist lackey. Normally celebrities like Sen are surrounded by lackeys. But after the ignominious fall of the communist regime in West Bengal, the 89-year-old is suddenly exposed to public scorn and ridicule in Kolkata — the city he migrated to as an ambitious… Read more »

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