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On top of it the smuggling routes between India and Nepal flourished with the connivance of the corrupt politicians, police and revenue officials. Siliguri and its neighbourhood had assumed strategic importance after the fatal war with China in 1962. The Baghdogra airport had become operational as a fully-fledged Air Force base. The nearby hamlets around Binnaguri hummed with activities, where the military engineers and the Border Roads were busy in setting up the infrastructure of the Corps headquarters.

A chronic bachelor, he lived alone in a decent hut behind Naksalbari’s only cinema hall, Neelam. India’s soul lived in the villages. Neglect of the rural economy, he felt, would increase the gap between the rich and the poor. He was an illustrious soldier of the independence struggle and had chosen the path of violent non-Gandhian methods to reach his goal. I had my ears close to the ground and I could pick up some of the rumblings building up inside the labour shacks and deprecated villages.

He’d licked me when I was a student way back in 1945, and when I tried to storm the subregistrar’s office with the tricolour in my hand. He was getting ready to disembark at Phansidewa. I tried to shrug off the encounter by rationalising that the views of a disillusioned cynic should not be accepted as the gospel truth. I was a chronic greenhorn, just out of the university and the exalting realms of journalism and teaching in a degree college. I was full of dreams and the job I landed in the Indian Police Service gave me the feeling that I had acquired the correct broom to clean up the society and to fight injustice.

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