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POONA-The Worst Casualties

was, therefore, no dispute about 'he responsibility of the Centre to meet the food requirements of the state. LEAN MONTHS AHEAD However, the Centre has to frame its policy on the basis of the availability of foodgrains. Last year's monsoon failure brought down domestic production and created scarcity conditions in large parts of the country. Further, there is a world shortage of food- grains and rice is simply not available for import. Even under the worst scarcity conditions, Kerala can somehow manage with tapioca, fish and other food articles available locally

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