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BANGLADESH-Farcical Election

promise, they have succeded in paralysing the working of the university in protest against the vice-chancellor's return. But one wonders how he could have defied the Chief Minister's advice. Apparently, being the Union Home Minister's protege he wields more power. It seems that on the lines of the Emergency 'caucus' a new cabal of upper-caste landlords and administrators is emerging around Charan Singh. Coming in the wake of Harijan-lynching in the villages and unleashing of police terror on any expression of working class protest in the cities, the Pantnagar developments point out unmistakably to the shape of things to come.

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