The years after independence saw a number of outstanding young men and women throw their hearts and bodies into building a new India. K.N. Raj was a giant of that generation. Professor Raj was many things: an outstanding economist, an excellent teacher, a builder of institutions, a beacon for young people and, not least, someone who could think well ahead of his time.
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(The writer is Editor of the ‘Economic and Political Weekly’, Mumbai)
(This article was originally published in the Indian Express, on February 11 2010)