n.— «Akbar has been called a chamcha (which means spoon in the Hindi language and has become a slang word for sycophant) to the Gandhi family, and some of that slavish devotion shows up in his uncritical acceptance of Nehru’s government-dominated economic program and the erosion of the country’s grass roots political structure as a result of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.» —“Nehru and His Nation” by Stuart Auerbach Washington Post Mar. 26, 1989. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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