there were many in the older generation who really believed that they could help the poor and the needy by using socialist principals.
What you want to do. Change all the schools to private??
Sounds like a money bag:):)
and as Shakti said many of those were really educated people. and not the dregs of the society one sees nowadays.I believe that those people later got disillusioned after seeing the path this country took
I think people change with the matuarity. It is human nature. That's may be what happened to some people .