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NEW DELHI: It was neither a Rashtrapati Bhavan communiqué nor an official, signed press statement by the President’s spokesman — the only two ways the President lets his views and thinking be known. But on Wednesday, the Rashtrapati Bhavan experimented with a different format — an oral statement, conveying A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s willingness to enter the presidential fray.

Option of denial

A new and clever format, that permits the option of denial at a later stage.

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