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

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DELHI-Rehabilitation of Riot Victims

December 15, 1984 DELHI Rehabilitation of Riot Victims Bharat Dogra AT its peak, nearly 40,000 victims of the recent Delhi riots had sought shelter in various relief camps, official and non-official. To this must be added the people who had sought refuge in the homes of relatives or friends, and also those whose houses remained safe but whose shops, etc, had been destroyed. Thus, on the whole, there were nearly 50,000 victims belonging to over 10,000 families. Between two and three thousand people had died in the riots. The number of affected persons would rise further if we also count the incidental victims of riots such as those who used to work in the factories and workshops which were destroyed.

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