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  1. Dilli Chalo!
    24
    Nov

    Dilli Chalo!

    The agrarian crisis has taken the form of a civilizational crisis. Successive governments have dismissed the concerns of the farmers. Not only that, they have also been actively complicit in furthering the crisis. Its grave nature is reflected in the suicide of well over 300,000 farmers in the last 20 years.  The consequences are no longer restricted to the Agriculture sector alone. India's 'agrarian crisis' has gone beyond the agrarian. We cannot evaluate it through the measure of loss of lan..
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  2. #KisanLongMarch
    14
    Mar

    #KisanLongMarch

        ‘Meherbani nakko! Hakk Havet.’ ‘No favors, we want our rights.’ On 6 March, about 20,000 farmers from Maharashtra mobilized by CPI (M)-affiliated All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) began their 200-km march to Mumbai from Nashik. The plan was to indefinitely gherao the Assembly while the Budget session was on and demand immediate resolution of the life-and-death issues facing farmers. The march swelled to around 35,000 farmers as they walked in the heat for six days and reached Mumba..
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