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

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UTTAR PRADESH-Mockery of Reform

UTTAR PRADESH-Mockery of Reform

Review of Agriculture December 1978 UTTAR PRADESH Mockery of Reform Arun Sinha UTTAR PRADESH has become the first state to have fixed the price of a Harijan: If he is murdered his family is to get Rs 5,000. If he is not an earning hand, the recompense is only Rs 1,000. If he is only disabled, he will receive Rs 1,000 or Rs 500 according to, respectively, his earning or non-earning status. Chief minister Ram Naresh Yadav counts this provision to be an achievement of his government. The government's failure to prevent the landlords' attacks" on the Harijans is, however, sidetracked. The Chief Minister claims that crimes l/lst Harijans

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