Social Scientist. v 6, no. 66-67 (Jan-Feb 1978) p. Back material.


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PEOPLE'S GOVERNMENT IN WEST BENGAL

Th6 Left Front Government formed in West Bengal with the massive mandate of the people is, in fact, the People's Government. The Chief Minister, Shri Jyoti Basu, ba$ said

THE LEFT FRONT GOVERNMENT WBLL ALWAYS STAND BY THE EXPLOITED MASSES

* Democratic rights - trade union and other rights, have been restored to all sections of people. Most of Ac political prisoners are released. Reign of terror is no more. The workers and employees are helped to get back tbei^prlvfleges^

* Efforts are being made to establish new industries in the State. This will» among other resultant bwefits, open .up new aivenw$ of ^mptoyflMsnt - a weapon to fight tiiewi(^ »a^apl%roe^t problem with.

Closed and sici industries are on theri way to iWtVal.

lt Distribution of benami and surplus land among the landless labourers is being pursued vigorously.

Cultivator's right to harvest his produce has been assured by • the Goveawwt. This has generated great enthusiasm among the farmers wd sharecroppers*

(t In the sphere of education, all forms of anarchy are being wiped out and an atmosphere conducive to proper pwrsHJitt0^ studies is being created by restoricg aorwl c^oAitioa«.

THE GOVERNMENT WILL DO ITS BEST TO SERVE THE INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE WITH THE COOPERATION OF^ POLITICAL PARTIES AND MASS ORGANISATIONS.

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