ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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MYSORE-Suspended Animation

victims had been involved in a theft. Before the mass murder the victims had been ostracised from the village community by the village panchayat. The crime merited brief reports in most papers and National Herald showed commendable sense of social purpose in rushing a team of reporters to the scene of the tragedy to get at the full facts THIS year Mysore's finances are in a slate of suspended animation. Rama- krishna Hegde's budget could only be described as a tour de force. The total deficit for 1969-70 has been put at Rs 13.23 crores. This in itself causes little vsurprisc as deficits are now an accepted feature of the budgets of most Stales, despite the admonitions and righteous indignation of Mahavir Tyagi, the Chairman of the Finance Commission.

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