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

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Calcutta Diary

AM Under the guise of disinvestment of the shares of public undertakings, the public sector, it seems, will be sold down the drain and none will come to its rescue. The real worth of the massive investments, undertaken over the past forty years, now amounts to a multiple of their historical value. These assets are being gifted away as if they are free goods of nature. As a last desperate measure, one thinks of recourse to law. Is there, for instance, a public interest aspect involved in these transactions?

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