ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Lakdawala Estimate of Poverty and Targeted PDS-Injustice to Andhra Pradesh

in dampening the spirit of the oppressed people and halting their onward political march. In the assembly elections of 1995, CPI(ML) candidates bagged the Darauli and Mairwa seats in the district. One of these victorious CPI(ML) MLAs. Amar Yadav, was however soon implicated in false cases and put in jail. On the day of the Lok Sabha election in 1996, Shahabuddin himself opened fire on innocent voters standing in the queue before a polling booth, but following fierce popular protests and intervention of the high court, Shahabuddin had to surrender on August 29.

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