ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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BANGALORE-Old Men in New Bottles

January 15, 1972 member pointed out that, while he would like a ceiling of 8.25 acres in rural areas, since most Congress(R) legislators owned more than 25 acres of land, the bill would not be passed. Whatever the level at which the state government's proposed bill fixes the ceiling on agricultural land, it may be taken for granted that no surplus land would be available for redistribution among the landless, There has been so much of talk of lowering the ceiling on land that practically all the cultivators have transferred their lands not only to their kith and kin, but also to dependable friends and farm servants.

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