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TAMIL NADU-Dindigul Sweepstakes

in pay-scales. The latest threat conies from subordinate government employees and road transport workers who intend to go on strike from May 12. Since the state government launches a campaign of repression whenever there is a strike, the agitators shift the scene of activity to Delhi. The Organising Secretary of the Haryana Subordinate Services Federation, who is on a fast-unto-death in Chandigarh in support of the power- men's strike, has urged the state government to read the writing on the wall and "not to play with fire and burn its fingers". Unless the government agrees to give the employees' their due share, he has warned, there would be "a mass agitation which would paralyse all governmental activity in the state''. Already, the power strike has paralysed industrial activity and also held up threshing operations on farms. I his in turn has slowed down the flow of wheat to the markets and hindered procurement.

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