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

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After Nehru-The Successor

conditions which face the incoming refugees. They have been dumped on waste land where there are not even trees to provide shelter in this summer heat, no water to drink, no roof over their heads and none of the minimum amenities without which life cannot survive. Soon after this came the news from Orissa of police firing on a band of desperate refugees who had revolted against these conditions, deserted the camp in which they had been thrown in and were squatting on the station's platform and on the tracks wanting to be sent back to West Bengal. Five persons were killed and eight injured as a result of the firing according to first reports that had come out.

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