“Has the Congress outlived its utility? Is it in terminal decline? Should it be assisted to the grave?” asked Mr.Aiyar than and should ask now!! The very same questions!! Isn’t so?
And there are few senses and more of nonsense in rest of his article but it seems to be to me that he had feared the decline of Congress Nut what it now appears. What he concluded was the below.
“If the Congress is able to rejuvenate itself ideologically, the country will itself discover how much India needs the Congress; if we remain stuck in old grooves or abandon ideology for expediency then, perhaps, the fate of the Liberals will -- should? -- overtake us.”