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

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NEW DELHI- The Fertiliser Muddle

Inspector-General of Police in charge of the operations, whose extensive reports on 'Naxalite' activities have been prominently printed under his name in all the four dailies of Bihar. With such a policeman-journalist in action, poor and landless peasants and harijans cannot avoid being labelled 'Naxalites' and then being shot for being 'Naxalites.' The government has decided to freely provide firearms to the landowners of Bhojpur and Patna districts for use against 'Naxalites.' The 'Naxalite-hunt' is on in foil swing. Today's 'Naxalites' are poo peasants tomorrow's will be other dissenters

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