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

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From 50 Years Ago: Legacy of Want

Vol IV, No 7 FEBRUARY 15, 1969

Legacy of Want

Fury in the city, let loose during Shiv Sena’s unsuccessful attempt to block a second Union Minister’s entry into Bombay unless the border dispute with Mysore were settled in Maharashtra’s favour, spilled over into four days that resembled an unfriendly saturnalia. Buses were burnt, milk booths, street lamps and trees destroyed, shops merrily looted, supplies dislocated, and 44 lives were tragically ended — 35 of them of 25 years and below — in police firings…

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Updated On : 15th Feb, 2019


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