In military terms, Narendra Modi is the general who is firmly in charge of his party’s campaign (Nov. 11). This cannot be denied. For the Congress, Mr. Rahul Gandhi refuses to act like a general. He has not succeeded so far in giving us the impression that he is leading the fight. He needs the support of his advisers and other capable leaders to take on Mr. Modi. The words of those who consider power as “a poison” will not carry conviction, especially when the UPA government is increasingly being regarded as weak and indecisive on many fronts. Mr. Gandhi must accept the challenge and signal his readiness to lead his party from the front. People like a fight between equals.

T.K.S.Thathachari,

Bangalore

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