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

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WEST BENGAL-Above Class Struggle

December 20, 1986 allowed him to sell either by private treaty or by public auction 200 acres of the non- planted area of the estate, on condition that the fund so raised would be used to pay the decree amount to the bank and the balance if any, may be used to pay the arrear wages. The planter claimed that there were no takers JOT the estate because of its continuing 'labour unrest. The workers rightly fear that the planter is trying to fragment the estate and sell it off, thereby throwing them out of employment completely. Meanwhile, the tahsildar of the taluk initiated auction of the estate under the Revenue Recovery Act for realisations of various arrears. Against this, the planter obtained a stay order which still in force.

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