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ruption and high handedness of the police are notorious. It is possible that the people, helpless lor long, now foel that, with the U F Government in power, they can deal with the police on their own terms Every ministerial intervention has appeared to be on the side of the mob, or call it the people if you like. The death of some policeSnen as a result of mob attacks understandably made their, and their colleagues' families apprehensive; and the impression got around that the force was not getting enough protection from the Government. The BOOK REVIEWS police thus decided to be bloody- minded and opened fire. On Sunday the police opened fire again in the heart of Calcutta and Section 144 has been imposed. The United Front Government is having a tough time all over the State, although the continuing popularity of the Front 'was evident last week in the How- rah municipal elections. If popular discontent is not behind the recent police-public clashes, what is? The U F Government should ask certain politicians

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