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

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BIHAR-Arwal Massacre A Government Conspiracy-Report of an Investigation

BIHAR Arwal Massacre: A Government Conspiracy? Report of an Investigation THE fact-finding team of the Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR), Calcutta, which visited Arwal is of the opinion that the police firing which occurred there on April 19 and resulted in the death of a large number of people was the outcome of a high level conspiracy in the Bihar government. It was an attempt to terrorise and suppress the legal and democratic movement of the poor peasants and agricultural labourers in order to protect the landlords from their onslaught. The state government's allegation that the police fired in self-defence when an armed mob attacked the police station is utterly baseless.

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