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

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A Programme for Civil Liberties

A Programme for Civil Liberties (By a Special Correspondent) ONE of the planks on which the Janata Party and other allied forces fought the elections was the promise of release of all political prisoners, including those arrested an connection with the CPI(M-L) movement. Already, most states have released the detenus imprisoned during the Emergency. However, even now, mare than 30,000 prisoners belonging to the CPI(M-L) and other such revolutionary groups, and cadres of the CPI(M) are languishing in different jails all over India. In West Bengal alone, the number of such prisoners could be anywhere Some opposition leaders and rank

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