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BOMBAY-Fiddling with FSI

formation of the CPI(M) in 1964, But these organisational innovations cannot significantly help the Party achieve its immediate goal of a major breakthrough in the Hindi-speaking heartland of India. This is so because the political dimensions of this task, vis, a sharpening of the political line and a closes integration of the organisational and political work have been neglected by the plenum. Indeed, the priority assigned to the organisational discussion (without having laid a proper background through an upto- date political analysis) and a very formal endorsement of the political resolution at the fag end of the session amount to putting the cart before the horse.

Conditions of Bombay's Textile Workers

In recent months several industrialists and economists have been trying to persuade us that organised industrial labour is the new privileged class in the country. Relative to unorganised labour, rural and urban, and given the level of industrial wages, permanence of employment and dearness allowance pegged to the price index, this would seem to be so.


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