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After the Bandh, What

After the Bandh, What? DURING the two-day Bandh on September 22-23 this reporter was in cool, distant and happy Addis Ababa; he is not complaining of what he missed although the affair appears to have passed off more or less peacefully. But there are plenty of other signs of discontent. The lower paid employees of the State Government had taken casual leave for a day last month. The Government of West Bengal in its wisdom decided not to pay for the day of absence. On the first day of the month the employees refused to accept their wages; and October 2, when this is being written, is a public holiday. This refusal of pay worries this writer.

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