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‘Failing Chemistry Exams Clinched It’

'The knowledge and wisdom required to lead the people comes from working for the people and with the people.'

‘Failing Chemistry Exams Clinched It’
Sandipan Chatterjee
‘Failing Chemistry Exams Clinched It’
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Deepak Chatterjee does not mince his words: “I don’t think all degree-holders are knowledgeable. To be a leader you need knowledge and wisdom much more than a piece of paper which says you skimmed through a number of books or that you crammed for some exams and successfully answered questions.”

“The knowledge and wisdom required to lead the people comes from working for the people and with the people. If I spent all my time reading, I would have spent that much less time with people who voted for me and I would have known them that much less.”

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