ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Whose Land? Evictions in West Bengal

In the initial months of governance by the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, attempts appear to have been made to begin subverting the positive results of the land reform programme of the Left Front. What is happening appears to be the inevitable outcome of political rivalry, the hegemonic rule of one party giving place to another, with the citadel of power changing its colour, making the "red" one "green". But a contextual reading of the situation may reveal its more sinister implications that are going to have an impact on land relations in the state as a whole in the long run.

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