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

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CIVIL LIBERTIES- Curfew as Tool of Repression

An examination of the various heads of expenditure in the DP throws up some curious priorities: almost 33 per cent of expenditure on the IC is marked to acquisition and development of recreation and playgrounds but in the 1967 Plan only 0.93 per cent of a total expenditure of Rs 265.81 crore actually went on this. Less than 20 per cent of the IC budget is proposed for housing the dishoused and some 12 per cent of the suburban budget is marked to this head. Public health provision comes well below provision for roads and communications and recreation and open spaces in the suburban budget.

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