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 of the enqiry. The sabotage has been jointly engineered by the Janata government in New Delhi and the Congress government in Hyderabad. The Central government's culpability lay in deliberately leaving it to the state government, even though the state government was itself the subject of investigation, to set up the Coin- mission. This made it possible for the Andhra government to try at every stage to subvert the conduct of the enquiry. To begin with, it framed the terms of reference of the Commission in such a manner as to shift the focus of attention from the alleged murder of Naxalites by the police to the Naxalites" political philosophy and activities. After the commencement of the enquiry, there have been widespread allegations of intimidation and harass- ment of witnesses by the state police administration. The state government has also refused to produce relevant documents before the Commission.

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