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

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Gujarat- Levels of Corruption

October 9,. 1976 cluding 33 'large' establishments, have closed down. There has been no sign of any reversing of this trend during the first half of 1976. In fact, recently the jute mill owners have curtailed working hours which has meant a reduction of Rs 90 per month in the worker's wages. CITU has just reported the finding, as if that finishes its obligation. The permanent settlers in the trade union movement have apparently pulled down their shutters. During the last three or four months, there have been frequent bipartite, tripartite, government level, semi-government level and sometimes even 'very high level' discussions, conferences and seminars to solve the jute crisis; and strangely enough, after each such encounter, every one of the participants resees a bigger slump in the offing.

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