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

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Western Sahara- Long-Delayed Move

two of them. These films quite unequivocally expose the dirty tricks sometimes played by ruling party politicians in the states, chief ministers to be precise. In the first film, a chief minister engineers a communal riot which leads to considerable losses in lives and properties to score points in the factional struggles against a cabinet colleague. The second film refers to the travails of an adivasi community, arising out of the fact that a chief minister has selected their native place for some 'development' project which, it is explicitly stated by a character in the film, will benefit the kith and kin of the chief minister because of the shooting up of land values. This sparks off a militant agitation by the adivasis which is tackled by police 'bandobast', The film ends with a ghastly close-up of the mutilated face of the leader of the adivasi protest movement

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