The Congress Manifesto for the 1967 General Election was prepared by a team with which I was entrusted the job of the final copy and bringing it out of the press. The brains behind this manifesto were Atulya Ghosh (the then Congress party Treasurer) and Saddiq Ali (General Secretary) and assisted by two Delhi University Professors. I was in charge of the writing of the Manifesto though the final draft went through several hands. It is another matter this election saw the Congress Party lose power in Delhi and Kamaraj (then Party President) lost his seat. There was a political transformation in the country after this election. This is the only extant copy, moth eaten and somewhat damaged by the passage of time. Yet I consider it a rare treasure and archive material.

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