SUNDAY MAGAZINE

Rare politician

Madhu Dandavate belongs to a rare and fast vanishing breed of politicians who are sincerely interested in and honestly work for the welfare of the common man.

D. Samuel Lawrence, Madurai

The "two inches of foam" was a remarkable gift to common passengers on trains. When can India hope to get such politicians again?

G. Dwarkanath Rao, Guntakal, A.P.

The two innovations introduced by Madhu Dandavate were computerisation of railway reservations and the two inches of foam in sleeper berths. He was a true socialist and his simplicity and honesty are worth emulating. Such simple and selfless politicians are the need of the hour.

B. Sripada Rajan Coimbatore

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