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Displaced Indians Double Standards

acres ... Under the old laws some 2.9 million acres were taken possession of and 1.8 million distributed. Indian Express, January 19. The Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Mr A P Shinde, said here today the country had spent huge, amounts on big river valley projects but the irrigation potential created had not been fully utilised for one reason or another. He pointed out, for instance, that in Bihar, where a water potential of about one million hectares existed, the actual utilisation was hardly 30 per cent.

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