To resolve the agrarian crisis, there is need for more public investment in agriculture, remunerative prices, and land reforms, among other things, say experts and activists during the Janata Parliament
-Press release by Jan Sarokar, dated 19th August, 2020
The agriculture session of the Janta Parliament was held earlier today. Please click here to acccess the press release related to the online session on agriculture that was held on 19th August, 2020. Please click here to watch the recorded session.
In the session on agriculture, the speakers included Hannah Mollah from the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), Prof R Ramakumar from the Tata Institute of Social Studies (TISS), Vijoo Krishnan from AIKS, Rani More -- a farmer from Maharashtra, Jitendra Chaudhury -- former MP from Tripura, T Peter from the National Fishworkers Forum (NFF), Kavitha Kuruganti from Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture (ASHA), Dr. Neelam Gorhe of Shiv Sena and Yogendra Yadav from Swaraj Abhiyan.
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Press release by Jan Sarokar, dated 19th August, 2020
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