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

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KERALA- Political Prisoners

December 15, 1979 distributed without first organising the recipient individuals or families into planned small-scale production units, is likely to last only till the amounts are spent. In contrast, on the question of paying up arrears of unpaid minimum wages, there is in Ganganagar district alone a backlog of nearly 800 cases pending in the courts, for effecting recovery of such arrears from the employers, Feudalism still counts as a pervading force in the state's policy, and leaders of most political parties belong to higher castes. In fact, the close links between feudalism and bureaucracy have ensured that despite the 18 per cent reservation of posts for scheduled tastes, key positions in the police and the administrative services at almost all levels are occupied by the domi nant castes.

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