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that the food industry can, though it does not always, expand employment opportunities. However, the impact of such industries on the health of the local populations has not been well-studied. In the absence of these, studies such as the one commissioned by the CH need to be subjected to academic scrutiny and if found wanting to be discussed publicly. For, the expansion of the food industry as is being envisaged may well see the growth of malnourished population while food exports soar, unless the state steps in to regulate the sector by one means or another, GUJARAT Running out of Time HARDLY had the Gujarat chief minister Shankersinh Waghela defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with the help of the Congress in the Radhanpur by-election, that an undercurrent of tension started building up between Waghela and the Congress. The state Congress leaders like Prabodh Rawal, who had, during the campaign for Radhanpur election, rushed to assure the voters that withdrawal of the Congress support to the United Front government at the centre would in no way affect the Congress support to Waghela's government in Gujarat, began to indicate that the Rashtriya Janata Party (RJP) should not take the Congress support for granted. Immediately after his victory Waghela launched on a Jan Abhivadan Abhiyan across the state and the response it received made the Congress apprehensive of Waghela's influence eroding the Congress base. The Congress which had earlier spurned Waghela's request to form a co-ordination committee over state policy matters, seeing him in the presence of prominent slate Congress leaders announced new sups at every meeting of the Abhiyan, declared that Waghela henceforth should consult the Congress on major policy decisions.

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