ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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ANDHRA PRADESH-Riots in Hyderabad

ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEKKLY tube wells in Punjab at a flat (unmeter- ed) rate of 11,5 paise per unit against the actual cost of 28.80 paise. The loss from this cones to around Rs 40 crore per year. This loss is made up somewhat by higher charges in the cities. Since only 17 per cent of the rural landholders are watered by energised tubewells, it is reasonable to conclude that only the most affluent tanner benefits from this concession. The affluent farmer, in other words, benefits not only from what Marx labelled unpaid labour' of bonded immigrants from Bihar and UP but also derives the benefit of 'unpaid labour' of the urban working class.

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