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

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West Bengal-Politics of Murder

government management of such matters leaves little room for hope. The major possibility which the proposed take-over holds out is that of the bigger farmers getting higher procurement prices, about the need for which the Chief Ministers already seem to have convinced the Centre. The most scaring aspect of it all is that the entire operation is to be conducted with commercial bank funds. Hitherto seasonal advances against food- grains to traders and millers have hardly exceeded Rs 100 crores whereas the expected cost of the take-over in the first year is placed at Rs 800 crores

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