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India-Bangladesh Trade Treaty

before June 30. Himachal Pradesh has altogether different problems because of its hilly terrain and the peculiar features of its economy. Even so, it has fallen in line with the other states in expressing its determination to enforce the ceiling on property. Outlining the new Congress ministry's policy in his address to the Assembly on March 28, the Governor announced that a Land Reform Bill would be introduced very soon The Himachal Government has however, expressed concern over the manner in which Wealth Tax was being assessed on agricultural and horticultural lands in the state. It intends to take up the matter with the Centre. How the Government's loudly professed socialistic objectives are to be reconciled with protests against Wealth Tax assessments is not clear. Presumably, the vested interests in Himachal's apples and potatoes (major revenue- earners) still dominate the political scene.

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