The Last Word: Was the President’s R-Day speech overtly political?

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ibnliveKaran Thapar, CNN-IBN | Jan 27, 2014 at 10:53pm.

While addressing the nation on the eve of the 65th Republic Day, Pranab Mukherjee targeted AAP saying government is not a ‘charity shop’ and ‘populist anarchy’ cannot be a substitute for governance. Without taking the name of AAP, who earlier this week staged a two-day dharna outside Rail Bhawan against the Central government, he was critical of Kejriwal’s style of functioning when he said ‘elections do not give any person the license to flirt with illusions’.

Guests: Shailaja Chandra (Fmr. I.A.S.) ; Vinod Mehta (Editorial Chairman) ; Siddharth Vardarajan (Senior Journalist) ; Dipankar Gupta (Sociologist) and Anchor: Karan Thapar

I come in at 2:24 minutes, 8:53 minutes and 15:48 minutes.

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