ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Left Response to Drought in Maharashtra

in Maharashtra Anant R S Phadke THE current drought in Maharashtra has begun to evoke a new response from the left in Maharashtra. As a sequelae to the meeting on drought organised by the Shramik Mukti Dal in October, a broad left platform, Lok Vidnyanik Dushkal Nirmoolan Vyasapeeih' (People's Scientific Drought Eradication Platform) has been formed, consisting of left-parties or their front-organisations and other left and pro-people organisations, and a few intellectuals. The 'vyasapeeth' (platform) had its first major meeting on December 15. at Aurangabad, in Marathwada region, where the current drought is the most severe.

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