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

A+| A| A-


September 6, 1980 even with the police which had acted against their interests in both these incidents. It appears that this group of criminals supported by ML leaders have been responsible for precipitating the crisis of August 13. Especially the beating up of the policemen and the attack on the officers seem to be the work of these people. The fact that the ML stall alone was spared from attack seems to support this view, But even these criminal elements aided by disgruntled politicians could not have expected the events to assume the proportions they did.

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top