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The Foreign Connection

The Foreign Connection Nireekshak IT certainly would not add to the joy of any politician or journalist to tell himself that foreign money, both overtly and covertly, has been subverting our parliamentary institutions, political associations, academic and other organisations and the press. Following charges of foreign money intervention in the 1967 elections, the Centre asked its Intelligence Bureau to make a report. The details of the findings were not disclosed but it is fairly well known that foreign money has been and is very much a part of the red light district of electoral politics. The general conclusion of the report, which the government shared with parliament, confirmed this belief. Action was promised to check the flow of foreign money into vital areas of national life.

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