ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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WEST BENGAL-The Gathering Crisis

to be economised, considering that Its reserves are hardly plentiful) but also iron ore is significant. Last year, it appears, the steel plants of the HSL could not secure all their requirements of from are from their established sources and had to try to get ore to the time of about one million tonnes on emergency basis from other sources. What this slums is the absence of advance planning by the management for supplies of raw materials. If supplies of essential raw materials become erratic, this is bound to affect the overall efficiency of plant operations. And this is precisely what THE interweaving of East Bengal's tragedy with West Bengal's politicking is producing a macabre pattern in this State. White millions of uprooted Bengalis from the east are passing their days in untold misery

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