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leader, S M Joshi, who is the managing trustee of the weekly responded by tendering a 'public apology' for the language used. The Trust did not, however, accept the resignations of Thatte and Awachat. Yet, for all the furore, few English newspapers reported the Sadhana incident which focuses attention on the vital question asked by Times of India, "Are the untouchables to be denied even the right to wonder why persons guilty of treating them like dirt are allowed to get away with a small fine?" This is the .sort of incident which the Indian Federation of Working Journalists too .should take note of in order to consciously discourage fascist trends in the profession that could spell the doom of the free expression that the IFWJ claims to cherish.

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