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Anti-Muslim Pogrom in Surat

Jan Breman
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 28, No. 16 (Apr. 17, 1993), pp. 737-741
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Abstract

Surat is basically one big transit camp of labour. These footloose proletarians are subject to repression and exploitation in a capitalist framework remarkable for its nakedness and rawness. The orgy of violence which broke out in the second week of December last has to be seen against this backdrop.

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