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

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BANGLADESH-After the Referendum

but just as in the case of sharecroppers, the government has failed to 'identify them. Chandreshwar Azad of Hind Mazdoor Sabha comments: "In the old days you could get into mining with very small 'capital'; it was more or less a cottage industry. But now the mining sector is more organised. The rules want you to appoint technical personnel and organise safety equipments before letting you start mining operations,' The law also demands that before operating a mine a "notice of opening'' to the joint director of mines safety posted at Kodarma has to be submitted.

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