INDIAN SOCIAL SCIENCE ACADEMY

Journals

Issa publishes two quarterly journals- Bhartiya Samajik Chintan (in English) and Samayik Samajik Chintan (in Hindi). It is planning to bring out Journals in other Indian languages. It is proposed to bring out at least one research Journal in each of the Indian languages. Paucity of funds is the biggest hurdle to the realization of this objective. ISSA has created a JOURNAL ENDOWMENT FUND and seeks to raise at least 10.0 lakh from contributions and donations from its members, well wishers and charitable institutions. Contributions/Donations to the Journal Endowment Fund should be sent by a cheque/bank draft in favour of Indian Academy of Social Sciences, Allahabad. Such Contributions are exempted from Income Tax under 80 (G) of Income Tax Act.

Bhartiya Samajik Chintan

(A Quarterly Journal of Indian Academy of Social Sciences)
Volume III, No. 4, (New Series) January-March 2005

Contents

Editorial : Agony of Reforms
Obituary : Professor R L Singh
Professor V N Deshpande
The Indian Ocean Tsunami of 26 December, 2004
S P Das Gupta
Factors Underlying Jobless Growth in India
Arun Kumar
Certainty of Uncertainty in Cancer
Sthabir Dasgupta
PIL in the age of Liberalisation
Prashant Bhushan
Mulk Raj Anand : An Un-Gandhian Follower of Gandhi
Partha Gangopadhyay
Some Issues on Illegal Migration from Bangladesh
Pranati Datta
Some Issues on Illegal Migration from Bangladesh
Pranati Datta
Book Review : Girijesh Pant
Instructions to Authors
About ISSA

Advisory Editorial Board

Prof. Y C Simhadri
Vice-Chancellor
Andhra University

Prof. Arun Kumar
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning
School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

Dr. Joginder Singh Puar
President
Punjab Academy of Social Sciences
Literature & Culture
Jalandhar 144001

Prof. Vibhuti Narain Misra
Director
Regional Research Laboratory
Bhubaneswar

Dr. M Chandrasekhar
Director
Indian Institute of Advanced Management
M V P Colony
Visakhapatnam

Prof. S C Bhattacharya
Fellow
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Shimla

Prof. D Balasubramanian
Director Research L V Prasad Eye Institute
Hyderabad

Book Review Editor
Professor Girijesh Pant

Centre for West Asian and African Studies
J. N. U, New Delhi 110067
Former Vice-Chancellor,
Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur
Ph : (011) 2617 1275 (Resi)
E-mail:gpant49@hotmail.com

Circulation Manager
Dr. Tirthankar Ghose

Sociological Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute203, B. T. Road, Kolkata 700 108
Ph : (033)–2575 3500 (office) 2667 7555 (Resi)
E-mail:trg58@hotmail.com
Dr. A K Tharien
Founder Chairman
Christian Fellowship Hospital
Oddanchatram

Prof. Debabar Banerji
Emeritus Professor
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

Prof. Suniti Kumar Ghosh
10, Raja Raj Krishna Street
Flat No. 8
Kolkata 700006

Prof. B M Udgaonkar
Flat No. 705, ‘VIGAYAN’
Scientists’ Co-Operative Housing Society,
Plot No. 23, Sector 17, Vashi,
New Mumbai 400703

Prof. S K Chaube
SRB-22B, Shipra Riviera, Indirapuram,
Ghaziabad 201012

Prof. G D Sharma
Director, Consortium for
Education Communication
Nuclear Science Centre
New Delhi

Prof. K M Shrimali
Department of History
University of Delhi

MANAGING EDITOR
Professor P K Sarkar

254, Lake Town, B Block,
Kolkata-700 089
Ph : (033)–25216878
E-mail:fha@cal.vsnl.net.in

EDITOR
Shri Debabrata Panda
Ashok Swapna
122/4 Dr. J R Dhar Road, Kolkata 700 028
Ph : (033)–25493016, Mobile : 9831966058
e-mail:psaumya@vsnl.net

Prof. Y C Simhadri
Vice-Chancellor
Andhra University

Prof. Arun Kumar
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning
School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

Dr. Joginder Singh Puar
President
Punjab Academy of Social Sciences
Literature & Culture
Jalandhar 144001

Prof. Vibhuti Narain Misra
Director
Regional Research Laboratory
Bhubaneswar

Dr. M Chandrasekhar
Director
Indian Institute of Advanced Management
M V P Colony
Visakhapatnam

Prof. S C Bhattacharya
Fellow
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Shimla

Prof. D Balasubramanian
Director Research L V Prasad Eye Institute
Hyderabad

Book Review Editor
Professor Girijesh Pant

Centre for West Asian and African Studies
J. N. U, New Delhi 110067
Former Vice-Chancellor,
Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur
Ph : (011) 2617 1275 (Resi)
E-mail:gpant49@hotmail.com

Circulation Manager
Dr. Tirthankar Ghose

Sociological Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute203, B. T. Road, Kolkata 700 108
Ph : (033)–2575 3500 (office) 2667 7555 (Resi)
E-mail:trg58@hotmail.com
Dr. A K Tharien
Founder Chairman
Christian Fellowship Hospital
Oddanchatram

Prof. Debabar Banerji
Emeritus Professor
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

Prof. Suniti Kumar Ghosh
10, Raja Raj Krishna Street
Flat No. 8
Kolkata 700006

Prof. B M Udgaonkar
Flat No. 705, ‘VIGAYAN’
Scientists’ Co-Operative Housing Society,
Plot No. 23, Sector 17, Vashi,
New Mumbai 400703

Prof. S K Chaube
SRB-22B, Shipra Riviera, Indirapuram,
Ghaziabad 201012

Prof. G D Sharma
Director, Consortium for
Education Communication
Nuclear Science Centre
New Delhi

Prof. K M Shrimali
Department of History
University of Delhi

MANAGING EDITOR
Professor P K Sarkar

254, Lake Town, B Block,
Kolkata-700 089
Ph : (033)–25216878
E-mail:fha@cal.vsnl.net.in

EDITOR
Shri Debabrata Panda
Ashok Swapna
122/4 Dr. J R Dhar Road, Kolkata 700 028
Ph : (033)–25493016, Mobile : 9831966058
e-mail:psaumya@vsnl.net