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

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POLAND- The Price of Food

September 11, 1976 (cowboy, another form of attached labour peculiar to Purnea) who once went to the supervisor to file a case and ultimately it did him more harm than good. The supervisor decided that the employer .should pay Rs 300 to the charwaha as wage arrears. The employer paid the amount in the supervisor's presence. When the employer had left, the supervisor took the notes from the charwaha and put 20 ten-rupee notes in his pocket. The charwaha, for whom even the remaining Rs 100 was a bonanza, was gay until he arrived in his village to get the dismissal order from the master. Fearing unemployment and starvation, the charwaha decided to hand the sum back to the master. He gave the master nine ten-rupee notes asking for forgiveness for having spent the regaining ten rupees on the way.

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