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Learning for all

Sitaram Yechury in Brand equity (May 18) seems to suggest that reservations are the only means of providing access to those who have been denied education for centuries.

india Updated: May 20, 2006 02:02 IST

Sitaram Yechury in Brand equity (May 18) seems to suggest that reservations are the only means of providing access to those who have been denied education for centuries. Yet, there’s no shame that people in India are still denied education even after 58 years of Independence. Reservation is not the answer. It is only vote bank politics.

Vidya Sagar
Gurgaon

Netaji alert

Apropos of the editorial The Bose who walks (May 19), Justice M.K. Mukherjee Commission’s report has made it clear that Netaji Bose did not die in a plane crash in 1945 in Taiwan.

The UPA government’s rejection of this without any reason seems to have only one reason that the commission was set up by the NDA government.

Subhash C. Shukla
Indore

Feroze’s bitter pill

This has reference to the report Pakistan shuts door on Feroze for plainspeak (May 19). Feroze Khan is a film actor-cum-director. He is neither a criminal nor a terrorist. He merely voiced his displeasure at sectarian killings in Pakistan that are almost everyday occurrences. Pakistan has displayed, once again, its intolerant attitude.

M.K. Barua
Delhi

Reinforcing truths

V. Gangadhar’s article Done to death (May 9) made interesting reading. It was unbiased and balanced. He skilfully reinforced points by referring to incidents and naming Kennedy, Shivani Bhatnagar and Monica Lewinsky. The visual media often fail to realise when saturation point is reached.

Bhoomittra Dev
Delhi

All in a day’s work?

When children from several government schools in Delhi are surviving without teachers, textbooks and other basic facilities like drinking water, power etc., it was shocking that the government sanctioned Rs 3.5 crore to Sanskriti School (Funds for Sanskriti unfair, May 19). It’s a classic case of working in self-interest. After all, this school caters only to children from the ‘creamy layer’.

V.C. Augustine
Delhi

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