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Coping with the Garhwal Earthquake

by 50 people. However, what followed is more serious. The police, the forest department, the administration and their goons connived to put the blame on Samata Sanghathan and the KMS. The local lords of the ruling party tod joined in this endeavour, false evidence of arson was fabricated. Har Gobind and 24 villagers were arrested and six charges were framed under 10 different sections. 10 women and three infants were also jailed. They were charged with 'attempt to murder' the armed police and forest officials.

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