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

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Bangla Desh and Indian Self-Interest

 ministration, its relationship with the 'other ranks' of the bureaucracy is positively one of hostility. About a fortnight ago a huge demonstration, held under the leadership of the powerful Co-ordination Committee of the State Government employees' organisations had paraded the streets shouting "Down with Ajoy Mukherji's Government", Following this, the Deputy Chief Minister, Congress (R)'s Bijoy Singh Nahar, chose a meeting at Asansol for administering a warning to the recalcitrant Government employees and soon afterwards a procession of the student branch of the Congress(R) came to demonstrate before the State Secretariat where an hour-long exchange of brickbats and soda water bottles took place between the demonstrators and government employees, under the very nose of a police force. It is significant that the prohibitory orders against demonstrations and assembly of large numbers of persons had been withdrawn under special cabinet orders and communicated to the Congress(R) student leaders immediately before the demonstration.

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