ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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WEST ASIA- Syria s Challenge to Interim Accord

Classes and Denotified Tribes Debt Relief Act to extend its scope to all farmers and other rural households owning five acres of land or less. The amended Act is expected to bring relief to small farmers, marginal fanners, agricultural labourers and rural arti sans. According to official sources, the amended Act will also provide for severe punishment to the moneylenders who use coercion in realising loans from the debt-freed rural poor. Coercion by moneylenders would be made a cognisable and non-bailable offence.

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