It is amusing to watch UPA leaders and their families with the security retinue, going out of their way to mingle with the

aam aadmi.

But terrorist attacks are on the rise. Atrocities against the poor and women have also increased.

Farmers are committing suicides in large numbers the after-effects of liberalisation and globalisation. So, the

aam admi

is caught in a dilemma.

R. K. Mani

Mangalore

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(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated October 6, 2006)
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