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The pigs stray into the villagers' fields and destroy their crops. In 1992, thirty
years later, each family has been offered a sum of Rs. 12,000 per acre, upto a
maximum of Rs. 36,000, provided they agree to leave their homes and go away!
1 1 acres acquired from Deviben who is a widow now, has been given over to the
Swami Narayan Trust (a big religious sect). On a small portion of it, the Trust runs
a litde school. The rest it cultivates, while Deviben watches through the barbed ...
Bhaiji Bhai lost seventeen of his ninteen acres to the Wonder Canal. It crashes
through his land, 700 feet wide including its walkways and steep, sloping
embankments, like a velodrome for giant bicyclists. The Canal network affects
more than ...
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A paradigm developmental tale, which shows that how someone has to defoliate,for others to survive.An unequivocal obstinate struggle of the poor against the primacy of hegemony. Unravels scads of ... Read full review