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WB: Villagers flee Nandigram

January 08, 2007

Villagers carry their belongings as they flee Nandigram, some 100 Kms south of Kolkata, January 7, after clashes between villagers and a gang of armed men.

Two people were killed and at least a dozen injured in a dispute over the proposed acquisition of farmland in India's Marxist-ruled eastern West Bengal state, an official said.

Photo: AFP/Getty Images

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Failure of govt at every level - West Bengal is no exception, but made even worse by the appropriation of farmlands, even forcefully by govt ...

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