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

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Defence- Passage at Arms

thing when they demand that the farmer should be assured a fair return for his produce; 'remunerative prices for foodgrains', one of the demands voiced in the resolution adopted by the SPC during its two-day meeting early this week, mean quite different things to parties like the Lok Dal and the CPI(M). The Congress (U), torn between the contending ambitions of Jagjivan Ram, Y B Chavan and Deva- raj Urs, has not been of one mind in joining the SPC and Congress leaders like Chavan are reported to have fought all the way and prevented the working committee from endorsing the plan of the anti-Congress (I) faction to join the SPC. Even the Lok Dal is apparently Split on the question and many important leaders like George Fernandes and others known to be close to Charan Singh

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