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

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 state of shock and consequently could not remember exact dates. But, according to her, the police had come with Shashodhar Pal, a notorious landowner of the area, to her little wayside cafeteria. They had beaten her and did not spare even her young grandson, broken up her shop and taken away money which had been given to her the day before by her son who works in the Musabohi copper factory and had received his bonus that day. Her things have been attached. The police were looking for Satya Dolui (30) her absconding son-in-law, alleged to be a 'naxalite', The old woman frequently broke down during the interview.

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