ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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CPI(M) How Equidistant

supposed to move slowly; but not in this instance. The High Court of Calcutta has reportedly more than fifty thousand cases currently pending before it; that has not prevented it from taking speedy cognisance of the complaint of the Munsiff. A criminal case was lodged in August against the Executive Magistrate, Lobar and his lawyer. Shri S Saha, Executive Magistrate, First Class, Vishnupur, tendered an unqualified apology before the High Court in October. Indra Lohar and his lawyer did the same thing. The battle was over. Indra, maimed from the wounds inflicted upon him during the raid, is now sans land, sans his stock of paddy, sans any further courage to take the law of the land at its face value The law of the land, the wretched fellow has learned from his somewhat traumatic experience, is only for the protection of the rich in society; the poor have no business to attempt to take recourse of it.

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