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TEA- Curious Goings On

frequently as in Nalanda, Since long the authorities have been concerned about the law and order' situation in most of the blocks of the district. It was no surprise, therefore, when according to reports, a 400-strong mob of agricultural labourers and poor sharecroppers swooped on the standing crops of a landlord of Patora village in Sarrnera block on March 6. Even government officials concede that the land was in dispute since the tenants had filed petitions for securing occupancy rights before the court of the land reforms deputy collector, As the case was pending, the court had ordered attachment of the land and posting of a magistrate and police to supervise the harvesting of the standing wheat crops. The officials say that the agricultural labourers started looting the crops not heeding the magistrate's appeal. When the police tried to intervene, the officials claim, the mob attacked them and injured two persons. The police opened 22 rounds of fire. One labourer was killed.

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