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Drinking to the Transnationals Health

this book. The ostensible cause for the closure, permission Tor which was consistently refused by the Bihar government, was the inability of the employer company to pay the huge outstanding dues of the Bihar Electricity Board, running to over Rs 5 crore. Dalmianagar, no doubt, had a fairly long history of unhappy industrial relations. The intricacies and vagaries of Bihar politics also presumably had their part in this unedifying episode. Even the order of the highest judiciary in the land could not secure for the displaced workers the payment of their rightful dues.

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