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Kisan Mahasabha Holds Bengal State Conference

The 8th West Bengal State Conference of the All India Kisan Mahasabha was held on 8 and 9 February 2017 at Prahlad Gorai Nagar (Bankura). The conference began with a huge rally on 8 February which passed through different places in Bankura town and

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Farmers’ Struggle Against Land Grab in Jharkhand

The BJP government led by Raghuvar Das in Jharkhand has unleashed several policies to grab land, water, and forests of Jharkhand to hand over to corporate companies. These include amendments in the CNT-SPT Act, implementation of faulty domicile policy, and

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Public Hearing by AIARLA in Tamil Nadu

In the backdrop of severe agrarian distress due to continuous non-availability of Cauvery water, repeated failure of monsoons, complete neglect of agriculture by the state and central Governments, the anti-people demonetisation steps of Modi government which have triggered manifold increase

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Two Years of NREGA: A Great Betrayal of the Poor

On the basis of a random sample survey of 1000 job-cards at a Convention of many thousands of card-holders of Darbhanga, Samastipur and Muzaffarpur, it was found that even after the completion of almost two financial years, around 65% families did not

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Protest for Landless in Madhubani

The CPI(ML) held a large protest on 5 December 2016 in front of the Madhubani District Collectorate. The protest was organized under a 15 point charter of demands that included- 5 decimal housing land for the landless (1 decimal in Bihar equals to 435 sq

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Kisan Mahasabha Block Level Conferences in Patna

The All India Kisan Mahasabha has taken up a national level project under its organizational drive to increase membership and hold district and block level conferences. So far 5 block level conferences have been held in Patna district under as part

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Movement for Paddy Purchase in Bihar

An agitation for paddy purchase was held all over Bihar on 15 November 2016 in response to a call by Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Mahasabha. Dharnas, protests and meetings were organized at various Block and District Headquarters on the following demands: (i) government

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Land Satyagraha in Darbhanga

CPI(ML) Darbhanga district committee and AIARLA started an indefinite land rights satyagraha in front of the Darbhanga Collectorate from 20 October 2016 on the issues of giving possession over the lands to parcha holders (allottees), land for the landless, and legal

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Kisan Mahasabha Observes Protest Day against Barkagaon Massacre

On the night of 30 September police attacked farmers protesting against land grab and fired on them while they were asleep, killing four and injuring many more. Farmers do not want to give up their land but the Modi government at

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অক্লান্ত অরিজিৎ : নির্বাচিত সংকলন

অক্লান্ত অরিজিত : নির্বাচিত সংকলন

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Farmers’ Resistance Day on 9 August

The All India Kisan Mahasabha (AIKM) called for nationwide farmers’ resistance day on 9 August, also observed as anti-imperialism day by the party, against the loot of agricultural land and natural resources and the policies responsible for pledging the country’s

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Rallies in Punjab by Joint Front on ‘Save Farming and Water’

On 29 July, huge rallies and demonstrations were organized in 20 districts in Punjab and memorandums were submitted to the Punjab CM through district magistrates. The districts included Mansa, Bathinda, Sangrur, Faridkot, Ferozepur, Fazilka, Patiala, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, NavanShahar, Taran Taaran, Amritsar,

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