ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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CONTRACT LABOUR-To Crush the Stone-Crushers

in Patna. All the lathis showered upon them, the tear gas shells fired at them from police vans, motor launches patrolling the river and even aeroplanes (All-India Radio boasted that night that "planes were used in that manner for the first time"!) and the general brutality of the CRP could not prevent nearly 20,000 from joining the procession. In the process even JP was injured, and the next two days were observed as Patna and Bihar Bandhs, respectively, in protest.

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