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ANDHRA PRADESH-Encounter Killings Aftermath of Supreme Court Judgment

market-rates inside jails. Two matchboxes bartered with a litre of milk!" comments Haque.
BREEDING GROUND FOR CORRUPTION Whatever scope of being linked with productive labour was there in jails, Haque alleges, is diminishing. The prisoners used to grow some vegetables on jail plots to meet their daily requirements. Now the practice has been stopped. Other small-scale productions arc on the verge oi breaking down. "No supply; raw materials not available No fats. No wool. So yarn. But yes, the Left Front has increased the daily wage from six annas to one Rupee. How happy the prisoners are! Yet, if these inmates arc asked the government has fixed the minimum wage for eight hours labour at Rs 8.33. Why you, working for twelve hours, would not get even that rate? They reply

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