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LABOUR-Dock Strike To The Leaders Rescue

nearly 60 to 65 per cent of the students sat for the intermediate examination. The number was even higher at the BA examinations a month later. With six months gone and the Assembly no nearer dissolution, JP sat through a 24-hour fast at the Assembly gate. Nothing happened. Then he gave a call for the three-day Bihar bandh in early , October, as a 'final thrust' to bring down the Ghafoor Ministry and force dissolution of the Assembly. Neither happened, though the bandh was claimed to be a 'tremendous success' and JP declared that it had conclusively shown that "at least 90 per cent of the people of Bihar are with the movement". Delhi remained aloof and unmoved, JP gave a call for yet another 'final thrust'

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