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Indian state chief slammed for lavish festival as thousands shiver in camps

By Nita Bhalla | Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:51 PM
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NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Activists and journalists have criticised the chief minister of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh for holding a lavish cultural festival which included performances by Bollywood stars as thousands of people displaced by communal riots languish in close to freezing temperatures in relief camps.

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