ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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LONDON- Shrinking Further

February 3, 1968 That may be part, but not the whole, of the story. The fact is that the State Congress bosses in charge of the administration are acutely conscious that they cannot afford to incur the displeasure of the Congress leadership in the districts by demanding repayment of loans and payment of taxes. Those among them who, like Y J Mohite, have the courage to condemn the tendency of rich peasants and co-operatives (mainly the co-operative sugar factories) to flout their tax obligations, do so at their own peril. Mohite, for instance, who was earlier given the less important Ministry of Housing and Transport, has recently been excluded from the Pradesh Congress Committee.

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