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The value of the ruble declined dramatically. The rate of inflation was so high that people lost all their savings. The collective farm system disintegrated leaving people without food security, and the government started to import food. The old trading structure broke down with no alternative in its place. The old system of social welfare was systematically destroyed. The withdrawal of government subsidies pushed large sections of the people into poverty.
- What is meant by subsidy?
- How did the disintegration of collective farm system lead to the loss of food security?
- This passage is associated to which country? Why did the government start importing food?
Give any two arguments in favour of reservation for the SCs, STs and Ks in higher education institutions in India